Heyward is originally from Greenville, SC and graduated from Presbyterian College with a Bachelor's degree in 1998. He received his Master's degree from UNC-Wilmington in 2003. Heyward was married and moved to the Pawleys Island area in 2005 where he worked as an environmental consultant for 8 years. He worked as a science teacher at Lowcountry Preparatory School in Pawleys Island from 2013-2017. Heyward and his wife, Ansley, decided to pursue a dream of theirs and lived on a sailboat with there two children for a year and a half where they traveled much of Caribbean from South Carolina to Trinidad and back. Heyward and his family returned early in 2019 at which time he decided to pursue a career in real estate. Heyward enjoys spending time boating, fishing and hanging out on the beach with his family. He is a very friendly and positive person who loves the outdoors. He is very familiar with various locations in this area and is excited about his new career in real estate.