Austin began representing athletes in high school when he was featured in Forbes Magazine as the youngest agent in the world at 17. Upon graduation, Austin attended Florida State University, where he served as a Student Assistant to the football team for three years, working with the quarterbacks under Coach Jimbo Fisher. He graduated from Florida State University with a Master's Degree in Marketing and became an NFLPA Certified Contract Advisor soon after. Since becoming certified, Austin has negotiated several multi-million dollar NFL contracts and has established himself as one of the most proficient agents in the world. In 2022, Florida State University recognized Austin as a Notable Nole (FSU's Thirty Under 30). Austin is based in Richmond, Virginia.