Lester was born in Columbus, Ohio and raised in Marietta, Georgia. His passion for aviation started at an early age after attending an airshow. He started his journey towards becoming a pilot in 2015 flying gliders. Shortly after graduating high school he obtained his PPL and moved to Florida to pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Science at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. During his time at Embry-Riddle, he earned his instrument rating, CSEL, and CMEL. Lester then came to Epic Flight Academy to receive his CFI and CFII. Lester is very excited to continue to help people achieve their goals of becoming safe and successful pilots.