Josh Odom was born in Norfolk, Virginia on November 12, 1993. Joshua Odom spent his entire life around music and bands, as both of his parents are musicians. At age four, he began Suzuki-method violin lessons and performed on stage for the first time at age 6. He received his first guitar for Christmas in 2005 and began learning to play from his Dad and by teaching himself to read guitar tabs.
In High School, Josh played guitar on the praise team at his church and at his school. In 2010, he began taking private guitar lessons at the School of Rock (SOR) in Norfolk, and was invited to be a part of the SOR House Band. With Josh playing bass and electric guitar, the SOR House Band performed at various events and festivals, including the Sandler Center for the Arts, SK8TR Bash, Zoo Grooves and many more. In October 2012, Josh joined his former SOR friends as the base player for Rellen.