Kraft is from Canton, Mississippi where he grew up playing sports and spending time outdoors. He graduated from Canton Academy in 2014. Kraft graduated from Mississippi State University in 2019 with his B.S. degree from the MSU College of Forest Resources. His degree is Forest Management. While at Mississippi State, Kraft interned for Resource Management Service (RMS) out of the Flowood, Ms. office. Kraft and his wife Madeline, of Fulton, Mississippi have recently moved back to Madison County after spending almost two years in Central Arkansas. While in Arkansas, Kraft worked as a procurement forester for West Fraser’s Leola Lumber Mill.