Lee began his interest in medicine and anatomy when in high school competing in track and cross country. Raised in Fayette county and a graduate of Starr's Mill High School, he attended UGA and earned his Bachelor of Science in biology and his Master of Physician Assistant Studies from South University in Savannah, Georgia. He did clinical training at Memorial Health University Hospital. Lee and his wife, Stephanie, have two boys, Ryan and Liam. He’s a long-suffering Atlanta Braves fan.