Eugene Prowse started training in Martial arts at a young age in North Carolina. Once moving to Arkansas at the age of 15 he began participating in a number of different sports. After graduating high school he enlisted in the Army National guard as a truck driver and later as a supply specialist. Once home from his training in the Army he began competing in Bodybuilding. He competed Nationally and locally for 10 years. In 2007 he won the Light heavyweight and over title at the Mr. Arkansas state bodybuilding championship. In 2008 he began training in Jiu Jitsu and is currently a black belt under Master Pedro Sauer and Mike Braswell.