Reed is a 3 year cancer survivor. When Reed was 11 years old, he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in his right leg. He underwent chemo, multiple surgeries, and recently a 2 month leg-lengthening process. Reed is THRIVING in life. He's charismatic, loves 40s, 50s, and 60s music, and is a military and space history buff. Reed aspires to be an astronaut someday or work in some other capacity with NASA.