Mr. Vest was born in Provo and raised in Payson. He has 2 brothers and 1 sister. He is married and has 3 daughters.
In his spare time, Mr. Vest likes to hunt, fish, camp, and go four-wheeling and horse back riding. He enjoys good old "John Wayne" movies and loves U.S. history. When school is out for summer break, he spends his time farming mostly alfalfa and field corn.
Mr. Vest has been a fire arms instructor. He worked in the construction industry for 15 years and owned his own company with his dad, CRVCO, where he was a construction and mechanical general contractor. They worked all over Utah, Wyoming, and Nevada.
Mr. Vest graduated from Payson High School and went on torecieve his Bachelor of Science degree from BYU, and his Masters of Education from SUU. He also has his ESL and Math Endorsements.