Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. PrestonATL began his journey as a recording artist at the age of 19. He graduated from the School of Audio Engineering Institute of Atlanta (SAE) in 2018. In 2019 PrestonATL worked as a substitute teacher in an Atlanta area Middle School and accepted a position to become full-time in the same year. In March 2020 the global pandemic forced all schools into a virtual learning environment. This schedule change allowed PrestonATL the full-time opportunity to develop his craft. PrestonATL formed the label Suburban Sound LLC, in Summer 2020, while being released from his contract with the school system. In Winter 2021 PrestonATL released singles "Grizzy", "Grammy Flow", and "Hoodrich." He also released an EP titled "Hardest Working Freshman" and two music videos for "Grizzy" and "Grammy Flow" in Spring 2021.