Damon was born in Aurora, Ill., and was raised in Braidwood, Ill. He served seven years in the U.S. Navy as an aviation electronics technician. Upon completing his service, he attended the University of Illinois where he received his bachelor's degree. He then went on to the Indiana University School of Law and graduated in 2003. He has been practicing law ever since, first in Danville, Ill., before moving to Peoria, where he worked at the Law Office of Chris Doscotch for 4 ½ years. As a lawyer, he really enjoys being able to help people in need and “make your problem, my problem.” Damon is married with a son and enjoys cars, working out and playing baseball with his son."