Harrison is an Owensboro native where he began studying cello with Dr. Joan Mack at the age of 4. Growing up in Owensboro, his studies continued throughout the Owensboro Public School System with Wade Wiggins and Greg Olsen. He was an active member in the Owensboro Youth Symphony starting in the 7th grade. He went on to graduate high school from Interlochen Arts Academy where he studied with Crispin Campbell, and then completed a BM in Cello Performance at the University of Miami (FL) where he studied with Ross Harbaugh. Harrison splits his time between Owensboro, KY and Nashville, TN.