Darlington would later earn his Juris Doctor from Trinity Law School and then his LL.M. from The John Marshall Law School. While at John Marshall, Darlington was involved with the IP Patent Clinic. He assisted individuals during the patent application process where he conducted patentability searches, drafted patent opinion letters, and wrote responses to USPTO Office Actions.
Originally from New Jersey, Darlington moved to California to take advantage of the beach life. And when he is not at the beach, he can be found taking in part in various athletic activities such as running, working out, hiking, camping, snowboarding, as well as volunteering for Peace4Kids, a program whose goal is to create a family community for youth in foster care. He enjoys sports and is an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan.