I am a 1997 graduate of Calera High School. I have earned an Associates Degree in Science from Murray State College and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources / Agricultural Education from Oklahoma State University. I have earned the State and American FFA Degrees. I am also an Honorary State as well as Honorary American FFA Degree Recipient. I am married to Shauna Nelson and we have three children, Makayla, Shelby, and Eli.