Coach Porter was born November 9, 1962 in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from Van Nuys High School in 1980 where excelled in sports. Coach Porter was a top athlete in Football and Track & Field.

The idea of Boxing Express Inc. was founded on December 2, 1983 by Coach Porter, who is currently the CEO and owner of the enterprise.The enterprise was actually founded based on a personal need of Coach Porter to make a urgent and positive change in his life. His vehicle was boxing. In 1984 Coach Porter began a term serving in United States Army in Fort Bragg, North Carolina , where he participated in many boxing competitions.

As he matured he realized that there are millions of young people just like he was as a youth, lacking discipline, humility, confidence, respect and opportunities.Over the years Boxing Express has had a hand in the positive development of many young people into responsible adults.