David grew up in southeast Texas and southwest Louisiana. He attended college at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and at Berry College in Mt. Berry, Georgia, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in 1999 with a major in Economics and a minor in Religion. He attended Law school at the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia, where he earned his Juris Doctor in 2003. He then returned home to Louisiana where he worked as an attorney for a non-profit public service law firm for several years before joining The Roach Law Firm. He currently resides in Sulphur, Louisiana with his wife, Tanya.