Minor L. Cushion received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Major in Marketing from UF in 2012. He received his Master of Business Administration from the University of Florida (UF) in 2016. He is a United States Air Force (USAF) Veteran having supported Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has notable management and operations experience in both the public and private sectors. His experience includes entrepreneurship in the biotechnology startup space, and he is the owner of Veterans Image LLC, a certified Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Public Health with a concentration in social and behavioral sciences. His research interests include Type 2 Diabetes Prevention and Health Disparities. He is the proud father of two beautiful and intelligent daughters: Niari and Skye.