Garrett graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. After graduating Garrett took a job in Tucson, Arizona where he worked as the Traffic Control Engineer for the massive Interstate-10 expansion project. After working in Tucson for eight months Garrett returned to Texas to take a job with MWH Constructors in Grand Prairie. There, Garrett was a project engineer overseeing the installation of mechanical equipment for a wastewater treatment plant. Altogether, Garrett has more than four years of experience working in the construction industry.