On 17th of November 2007, George got married to Shellie Zimmerman. Two years later, they settled in The Retreat at Twin Lakes. After the shooting happened in the 2012, she filed for divorce.
As a child, George was enrolled at All Saints Catholic School. When he was in his high school, he also joined Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program with a dream to be a Marine. He then joined Osbourn High School and finally graduated from there in 2001. He then took a job at insurance agency. Working during the day, George began studying at night. On 26th of February 2012, he shot African American boy, Trayvon Martin. He was serving as the neighborhood watch coordinator for that gated community. Police arrived within the two minutes of the shooting and take him in the custody. But after five hours of investigation he was released because the police officer claimed there was no any reason to deny his claim and put him in jail. However, this produced huge riots in the United States and then he was again arrested for murder.