Reid was raised on a livestock and crop farm in Southwestern Minnesota. In addition to helping on the farm, he was active in 4-H and FFA showing sheep, cattle and pigs. He now works in Fitchburg, WI for a company specializing in animal reproduction. He and his family (Stephanie, Caleb, Andrew and Kaitlyn) live on a farm south of Blue Mounds, WI where they raise registered Southdowns amongst other miscellaneous projects. Besides sports and other kids' activities, the Formo's are active in 4-H and other livestock organizations to further the livestock industry and livestock showing for future generations.