Born in Atlanta, GA but, at an early age, soon relocated to a small town near Augusta, GA by the name of Thomson. he returned to Atlanta during middle school only to move to Augusta two months later. Moved yet again his first year in high school back to Thomson where he earned his diploma and was accepted to go to Southern Polytechnic State University in Atlanta, GA where he plans to study Computer Engineering Technology. His music career started his senior year in high school before a football game where he was inspired to rhyme about his team beating the opponent. Initially going by his spanish class name: Santiago, he soon created a new identity by the name of VanChuck. (Mainly because he likes Vans and Chuck Taylors) His style remains different from most of the mainstream rappers such as Drake, Future, and Lil Wayne. VanChuck's style of rapping is to place his real life into his lyrics while still maintaining the enjoyment of music. From being a nerd in high school and not being as popular as all the jocks, he is now on the verge of trying to become a new phenom in the eyes of Americans, and then on a global scale. Though he is still underground at the moment, soon he will be on many television screens around the world and doing shows for your entertainment.