Walker is from Morris, AL and played collegiate baseball for the University of Alabama where he graduated in Exercise Science Human Performance in 2020. He is a Certified Functional Strength Coach (CFSC). Walker worked with several different sports as a student strength intern, including time spent with the Quarterbacks for the Football Team, as well as the Alabama Softball Team. Walker is the younger brother of professional softball star, Haylie McCleney, who is also a member of the USA Olympic Softball Team. Walker's younger brother, Garrison McCleney, is a former collegiate athlete, as well as a strength intern for Alabama Football.