Vernon got his start in the music business at a very early age in a musical family. Born in a small town in West Virginia, he relocated to Miami, Florida at the age of four and through the years would frequently perform with his parents' band. During junior high, he played keyboards in jazz band and found interest in television production as a second career. After high school, he played in several local bands before returning to his parents' country band.
The majority of Vernon’s early career was spent playing keyboards and singing for South Florida standouts, Buck Wild. The group released one album independently, "So Far, So Good", which was produced by Darran Smith, guitarist and co-producer for Tim McGraw. Vernon also garnered an artist development deal with Blue Desert Records (Nashville, TN) which ran from 2004-2007.
During Vern's professional career, he's had the opportunity to perform with Steve Holy and Justin Moore, as well as opening for such acts as Charlie Daniels Band, Mark Wills, The Kinleys, Terri Clark, John Anderson, The Warren Brothers, Trick Pony, Blackhawk, and many more.
Vernon resides in Bowling Green, KY with his wife, Rachel. When not on the road with 7 Bridges, Vernon can often be seen performing in various clubs on Nashville’s famous Lower Broadway. He is a fan of comedic movies and loves spending time with his wife, Rachel, and children, Ashton and Emily.