Branch Willis was born and raised in the Amarillo, TX area. He graduated from Amarillo College as a registered nurse in 1994 and worked in a variety of clinical areas within the hospital, including intensive care, emergency room, conscious sedation, and pediatrics. He then worked for several years for the Texas Poison Control Center Network, as a Specialist in Poison Information. Mr. Willis graduated from West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX in 2010 with his Family Nurse Practitioner degree. Branch is married with three children. Most of his spare time is taken up by fishing, outdoor activities, and grilling.