Trey attended the University of Nevada, Reno from 2001-2005 prior to enlisting in the Marine Corps in 2005.  He served two combat tours of duty in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.  It was in his final combat deployment in Afghanistan's Sang in Valley that he suffered near fatal injuries after stepping on a pressurize IED while providing assistance to a wounded soldier.
He spent the next 18 months undergoing 22 surgeries.  He had a traumatic amputation of his right leg below the knee, severe damage to his left leg, a fractured jaw, and severe shrapnel injuries to his left thigh, left hand and arm.  He also suffered mild brain injury. He was awarded the Purple Heart and a Bronze Star for his heroic actions.
Trey has a strong sense of family, his community and his fellow disabled veterans.  He has represented the Wounded Warriors in many athletic endeavors.  He qualified for the Veteran Golf Association’s National Championship.  He is a member of the USA Development squad and has participated in the Winter X games and International Paralympic World Championships in Canada.   Trey has also designed a program at Sky Tavern that trains disabled veterans to become certified ski instructors.
Trey and his family were given a specially adapted home in a Somerset neighborhood by the Reno chapter of the veteran support group Defenders of Freedom.