Sergeant Hinton was born in Lawrenceville, GA and graduated from Dacula High School may of 2014. He pursed 2 years of college at Georgia Gwinnett College before pausing it to join the Army. Hinton joined the Army in 2016 and completed Infantry OSUT training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was assigned to the USAMU in the Shotgun Section in February, 2017 as a Shooter/Instructor.
Hinton graduated from the following military schools: Basic Combat Training, Fort Benning, GA, Infantry OSUT, Fort Benning, GA, Henry Caro Basic Leaders Course Fort Benning, GA
His military awards include Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Medal, Global War on Terrorism Ribbon, Army Achievement Medal- 3 bronze oak leaf clusters, Army Accommodation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and Non Commission Officer Professional Development Ribbon