High School - While at Hoover High School, Preston played football and baseball for four years. He was named captain and 1st Team All-League. In 2009, his team won the Football State Championship.
Personal - Born on January 18, 1993. His parents are Paul and Danya Sanford. He has three siblings: Thomas, Sarah and Sam. He is majoring in Exercise Science. His favorite professional athlete is Derek Jeter. His favorite movie is 21 Jump Street and his favorite food is Mac and Cheese. His favorite TV shows are South Park, Duck Dynasty, and Call of the Wild Man. He enjoys fishing, hunting, and playing golf in his spare time. His father is his role model.