Andrew was born and raised in Ashland, Kentucky. After graduating from Paul G. Blazer High School in 2004, he attended the University of Kentucky in Lexington. While at UK, Andrew worked at the College of Medicine, providing Information Technology and Facilities Management support for the in Department of Behavioral Science. In 2007, Andrew was recognized as one of the top five UK Student Employees of the Year. He graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2008 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Prior to attending law school, Andrew also worked at AK Steel's Ashland Works as a Quality and Compliance Intern.Andrew graduated from Northern Kentucky University's Salmon P. Chase College of Law in May of 2011. During law school, Andrew spent summers in Ashland working for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy for Boyd, Carter, Greenup and Lewis Counties, and the law firm VanAntwerp, Monge, Jones, Edwards & McCann. While at Chase, he spent time as a Research Assistant, collecting data and co-authoring "A Data-Driven Snapshot of Labor and Employment Law Professors,"which was published in the St. Louis University Law Journal. Andrew has also served as an adjunct faculty member for the Ashland Community and Technical College, teaching courses relating to Business Technology.