Corey was raised in Corsicana, Texas for the majority of his life. After graduating high school, he moved to Austin, Texas where he attended the Southwest School of Bible Studies. He graduated from there in 2017 and began working as a preacher in Blooming Grove, Texas. He was the preacher there for two years before coming to work with the Kountze Church of Christ. Corey has been the preacher here since 2019.
While attending Southwest School of Bible Studies, Corey met Mattie at a college retreat in 2016. Mattie grew up in Austin as a member of the Southwest Church of Christ. Her father was an elder of the congregation at the time. They’ve been married since 2018.