Rémy Thurston was born in Massachusetts, raised in Idaho, and moved to Savannah in 2003. He has travelled extensively through Europe spending many summers in France. Thurston is a senior at UGA’s Grady College of Journalism and an intern at Athens Banner-Herald. He is also Playboy Magazine’s UGA campus representative, and a contributor to COED Magazine and aThEENs magazine. Thurston runs two food blogs, THURST 4 FOOD and BEATS & CARROTS.