Arden Ballard received his undergraduate degree in athletic training from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana in 2007. He went on to complete his physician assistant training at Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 2010. He has worked in several fields, including orthopedics and sports medicine, occupational medicine, and urgent care. Arden regularly attends professional motorcycle races where he serves as trackside medical staff for AMA Pro Racing. In his free time, Arden is a hobbyist photographer and motorcycle enthusiast.