Bradford received his Bachelor of Arts in International Studies with a concentration in economics and the environment. During his undergraduate career, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, the NC State Club Tennis team, and Ducks Unlimited. In the summer of 2009, Bradford studied abroad at Lille Catholic University in Lille, France for four and a half weeks. While in France, he also had the opportunity to spend a week in Paris and travel to Brussels and Bruges. Bradford learned a lot about international business and culture during his travels, and he described it as being one of the best experiences of his life. He also enjoys playing basketball and tennis during his free time along with most other sports. After graduation, he would like to pursue a career in banking or international sales.