Platz is a 2006 graduate of C-SC where he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He received his master’s degree in medical science at Emory University and is a certified anesthesiologist at St. Joseph Center for Outpatient Surgery. He is also an adjunct professor of anesthesiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He paddled 340 miles with friends on the Missouri River for the MR340 race. Platz then established the Rat Pack Endowed Scholarship at C-SC in 2018 to celebrate the friendship of the group, which joins together annually to honor Sergeant Matt Lewellen by rucking 26 miles in his memory. Outside of work, Platz, who resides in Kansas City, enjoys traveling, fishing, mushroom hunting, and cryptozoology.

Trent Platz