Gus lives in Webster Groves, Mo. where he grew up with his mother and older brother. He attended Webster Groves High School where he earned a certificate of completion in 2005. He continues to participate with the Webster Groves varsity football and basketball teams, as a coach's assistant. Gus has participated in various art programs over the last 10 years. He has also been a apart of exhibitions and sold his art work throughout the years as well.