Adams has received the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute/Jeremy McGrath scholarship. He won the scholarship after submitting a two-minute DVD explaining why he should receive it. Adams began racing dirt bikes in motocross when he was 12. In 2008 he raced at a national event, placing fourth in his class and ranking him fourth in the nation. He will continue racing motocross and hare scrambles while attending Motorcycle Mechanics Institute in Orlando, Fla. He is the son of Patsy Adams of Little Cowan and the late Herby Adams.