Texas born and raised, Peyton attended LSU and acquired a BFA in Studio Arts. After graduating from LSU in 2007 he moved to Oregon where he worked construction jobs. These job experiences combined with his studio art background made peyton realize he always wanted use his hands to create. "So much of the day to day at drophouse is such valuable work experience, even down to the most of the mundane. I'm grateful to be a part of it."