Eric Bolt grew up in Santa Rosa, California. He graduated from the University of California at Irvine in 2005 and was awarded a Bachelor of the Arts degree for studies in Political Science. Until 2008, he worked as both an Online Marketing Specialist and Director of Expansion for the Sigma Chi International Headquarters located in Evanston, Illinois. His experience in community organizing led to a political fellowship in the South Florida area during the run up to the 2008 presidential elections. He returned to California where he worked for the San Diego Padres and a bio-technology consulting firm. He has attended Thomas Jefferson School of Law for the last two years.