Henry discovered theatre while attending Richland College in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. in theatre in 1992, worked in the film industry in L.A. for a year and returned to San Diego State for graduate work in 1994. Henry has worked professionally as a scenic designer and technical director since 1998. Arriving at PLU in 2006, Henry continues to design scenery as well as lighting in his role as instructor. Henry is currently serving as President on the Board of Directors for the University Scholars Association at Pacific Lutheran University.