EARLY LIFE: Pelletier was born and raised in Colorado, where he competed as a downhill ski racer for the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club, before suffering a lower back injury that shelved his dreams for the Olympic stage.
In 1993, Pelletier attended the University of Colorado [Boulder], and later transferred to Harvard University, where he graduated Cum Laude with a concentration in Psychology. His formal education went on to include advanced degree studies in Strategic Intelligence and CME modules at Harvard Medical School.
In 1995, Pelletier tested for his third Dan (degree) Black Belt in Taekwondo, and was awarded his certificate from the Kukkiwon Headquarters in Seoul, Korea. In 1997, Pelletier moved to Los Angeles where he worked as an Executive Protection (EP) operator for Hollywood celebrities and the private sector, before starting his work in show business. Among Pelletier’s assignments include close protection to visiting foreign nationals, dignitaries, and private security at the Golden Globes