Hilbun Adams moved to Alabama from Florida when he was a teen. He graduated from Mountain Brook High School.
Adams has attended several universities including Western Carolina University , UAB, the University of Texas at Arlington and Southeastern Bible College.
Adams took interest in Jerusalem and decided to join the IDF. In order to do this he had to become a citizen of Isreal, which he did. He met and married and Israeli woman. They had two children and then moved back to the states. The couple eventually divorced and his wife and one daughter moved back to Israel .
Adams now has a woodworking/home repair business in the Birmingham area. He and his daughter are members of the Church of the Highlands.