A native of Southern California, Will Wyatt graduated from Biola University and California State University, Los Angeles. In 1953 he joined the staff of Young Life, an outreach ministry to high school students. Since 1977 he has been the volunteer director of Discipleship Focus, a summer program for college and career-age men and women.
Will has also been a self-employed businessman for more than 40 years. He and his wife, Betty, married since 1954, have two grown children. They live in Murrieta, California.