Corey was born and raised in Scranton, Arkansas. He attended Scranton High School, completed his bachelor’s degree at University of the Ozarks, and earned his master’s degree at Arkansas Tech University. After completing his undergraduate degree and beginning his graduate degree, Corey was invited to go to Guatemala with the Journey Church’s mission team in November 2015. After returning, he felt called to scrap his life plan and serve in full-time ministry at Journey Church. Corey is currently the Central Media Director and serves on the creative team, for the media team, and in youth. He married his wife Amy in 2017 and they are both goofy people who love children and sometimes act like them. Corey is a retired putt-putt golfer and will play with your kids and your dogs.