Kauffman received his B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Rhetoric. He also received his J.D. Degree and is a practicing attorney. Kauffman was involved in the 2004 campaign to reelect George W Bush and served as the Chairman of a 2006 judicial campaign. He has written articles on the 2008 presidential election, legal cases, and other jurisprudence matters. He also has been a student of U.S. and international political affairs since following Middle School.