Troy grew up in Franklin, Tennessee and moved to Tampa to attend school at the University of Tampa, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. While at the University of Tampa, Troy served as the Vice President of Student Government and had an internship with a major lobbying firm in Washington, D.C.
Troy is a graduate of Stetson University College of Law. While at Stetson Law, Troy served as an extern to the Honorable Amy Williams of the Sixth Judicial Circuit, assisting with appeals from country court.
Troy is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in all Florida State courts. He is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association and also a member of the Tampa Bay Inn of Court.