Anthony Geathers was born in Bedford Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, New York on April 15, 1990. Geathers discovered photography in the seventh grade. He studied photography in high school at the High School of Graphic Communication Arts from 2005 to 2008. He served the the Marine Corps from 2008 to 2012, doing two combat deployments to Afghanistan as a machine gunner. Geathers left the Marine Corps in August 2012. He attended the School of Visual Arts from 2012-2016 and graduated with a BFA in Photography and Video. Geathers photographs sports, athletes and portraiture work.