Mr. Nation is a native of Oklahoma. He graduated from Pauls Valley High School and attended college at East Central University, Oklahoma State University, The University of Chicago, and The University of Oklahoma. He studied political science and law with minors in legal studies and business management.
Mr. Nation has extensive experience in business management, corporate training and leadership development. He started and operates his own businesses including retail establishments and other ventures primarily pertaining to real estate investment and development. He is a certified mediator with the Supreme Court of Oklahoma.
Mr. Nation has been at ASTEC for 14 years. He is a lead teacher and the senior class sponsor.