- From Luttrell, Tennessee (“Tater Valley”)
- Began performing at age 8.
- 1995-2009, played banjo with the gospel group New Road.
- He also has a 60-acre farm in East Tennessee where he raises Black Angus and Hereford cattle.
- 2008, formed Brand New Strings.
- 2013, joined the Dale Ann Bradley band.
- 2016, released solo project East Tennessee Sunrise (Rural Rhythm) produced by Steve Gulley.
- 2016, joined Flashback.