He has a scar on his forehead and a scar under his chin. He may have a mustache.
Nathaniel was last seen leaving his residence at the University of Minnesota in Morris, Minnesota. He told a roommate he was going fishing in Two Harbors, Minnesota and would return by October 10, 2004. He was apparently traveling alone. His teal and white 1966 Ford F15 truck was found two days later near Boundary Waters Canoe area in Lake County, Minnesota, north of Two Harbors.