Baird is a lifelong and third generation resident of Waterford, Connecticut where he graduated from Waterford High School in 2013. He attended Connecticut College from 2013 to 2018 where he majored in Government and is obtaining his Connecticut Secondary Education Certification. While a full-time student at Connecticut College, Baird worked as a private tutor and music instructor. He has also frequently performed as a popular local folk musician and plays several instruments including the Irish bouzouki, guitar, and Scottish smallpipes. Baird has served our community through his volunteer work at the Niantic Community Church, performances for charity fundraisers, trash clean-up events, and performances in local nursing homes. For hobbies, Baird is an avid outdoorsman and boater, blacksmith, and beekeeper.