Forrest grew up in Hunterdon County and is a Hunterdon Central graduate. While at Hunterdon Central he played lacrosse and continued his athletic career at Kean University, where he competed in Division III lacrosse and completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology. Forrest then pursued his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at The University of Scranton, graduating from the program in 2022. Forrest was a clinical education student at Procare and has returned as a licensed physical therapist. Forrest enjoys treating patients of all ages and diagnoses. Forrest also enjoys being outdoors and his hobbies include golfing, fishing, hiking, and snowboarding.