In 2007, Karl joined the United States Army. Karl was eventually assigned as a Special Operations Combat Medic/Paratrooper. After his departure from the Army, Karl personally saw the benefits of cannabis and that lead him to join NORML Memphis as the Veteran Liaison from 2015-2017. While back in Memphis Karl worked as a campaign promoter for the Marek for Memphis 2015/2017 campaigns.
Karl recently moved to California where he spends his days being the proud parent to his 6-year-old son.