Ezechiel 'Zeke' Coutant was born in Washington DC in 1980. Growing up the first and only son of two doctors, Ezechiel had high expectations placed on him to join his parents. He studied at Johns Hopkins Medical where he eventually became a surgeon. While in his final year, though, he met his wife, Brenda, who was considering joining Doctors Without Borders. Ezechiel didn't want to lose his future wife, so he joined, too. Mr. Coutant was on a routine short stationing in Chernarus when the outbreak started. While most of the Doctors Without Borders were ordered to go back to their home countries and did, Ezechiel stayed behind and, at the risk of his own life, tried his best to treat those coming into the clinic to no avail. He learned, though, that he was immune to the disease. With this knowledge, he vowed to research a cure and bring the world back to normal - or whatever that is anymore. With only the memories of his Family keeping him going, Zeke pushes on to try to create a better world. He is hesitant to shoot, as he prefers to help people, but also isn't afraid to defend his lives and the lives of his loved ones if needed. He will always try to de-escalate a situation first if he has the chance.