Chase was born and raised in Chillicothe, Ohio. A graduate of Chillicothe High School Chase spent an equal amount of time in the wrestling room and the art classroom. A former sailor stationed in Port Hueneme California. He was attached to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four and promoted to Petty Officer Second Class just prior to his second deployment to Afghanistan. Returning home to Ohio Chase finished his Bachelors at Ohio University and then went on to Capital Law School.
Chase enjoys the outdoor amenities of living in Chillicothe whether running the woods or paddling down through the shoots with his American Bulldog Rico Suave. Chase can often be seen riding a skateboard to the courthouse, a board which he has dubbed the “courtroom cruiser”. Chase’s favorite spots in downtown Chillicothe are Carl’s Townhouse and Sweet William Blossom Boutique.