Titus attended Starfleet Academy from 2368 to 2371. During his first year, his roommate was Bobby Ray Jefferson, and the other members of his quad were Elma, T'Rees, Nev Reoh, Moll Enor, Jayme Miranda, and Starsa Taran.
In 2371 Titus was on field assignment on the USS Enterprise-D during the Battle of Veridian III. He died during the emergency saucer separation when he stayed behind on the stardrive section in order to unjam a locking mechanism. He received a posthumous field promotion to Ensign. (TNG novel: The Best and the Brightest)