Blaine Kyle Stokes was born July 29, 1968 to Brent Darrell and Colleen Burns Stokes in Provo, Utah. There he grew up and graduated from Mountain View High School before pursuing a degree in Psychology both at Brigham Young University and at the University of Utah. While he was at BYU he spent three years touring the world with the university's Ballroom Dance Company. He served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Kentucky Louisville mission.
On April 17, 2013 Blaine passed away due to complications related to his severe and on-going depression.