Mitchell is from Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne, where he graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with Distinction. During the summers of both his 1L and 2L years, Mitchell worked as a summer associate at Carson LLP in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He received an offer to return upon his graduation, and that is where he plans on going. Mitchell has volunteered at the Volunteer Lawyer Network in South Bend, Indiana, outside of law school. With a goal of working in real estate, he enjoys spending his free time taking spontaneous road trips with friends and restoring classic Volkswagens.