Porter Goss grew up on the southwest coast of Florida before attending Wake Forest University. He graduated in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in Politics and International Affairs. While a student at Wake Forest, he was volunteer on his father's campaign for the U.S. Congress in 2016. Porter began his career as an inside sales rep for Red Ventures, an advertising and marketing firm focused on digital commerce. He began working with Carver Pressley in July 2019.