Zachary “Zak” Cantu was born in Oklahoma. After his father retired from the Air Force, they moved to Edinburg, TX where he has lived for the past 25 years. Zak graduated from Edinburg High School and then attended the University of Texas Pan American where he studied Computer Science, Political Science and Business. During his time at the university, he led and volunteered for several political and community outreach groups. Starting in 2011, he spent three years working as a DJ for an Indie radio station, and promoted valley musical talent. This led him to join 710 KURV in 2014.