Cecil Love was born in Aiken, S.C. and raised in North Augusta, S.C. After graduating high school in 1981 Cecil entered the Air Force and served until 1990. He was stationed at Andersen AFB, Guam, Moody AFB, Osan AB, Korea and England AFB, La. He was honorably discharged in La. and moved to Atlanta where he started working for Delta Airlines. In 1995 he attended The Art Institute of Atlanta where he studied Music Management, TV Production and Audio Engineering. He did two internships at DARP recording studios. He ran his own studio for a couple of years and produced several Atlanta hip hop acts. Cecil took an early retirement from the Airlines and decided to pursue a career in film.