Vines attended Benjamin Russell High School(Alexander City, Alabama)and was a letterman in football, basketball, and track&field. In basketball, he was named the Regional M.V.P. In track&field, he won the Class 6A State Title on the high jump. Scottie Vines graduated from Benjamin Russell High School in 1998.
He now works as a FlowTester for RPS in the rugged mountains just outside Grand Junction, Colorado.