He was born in Rhinelander, Wisconsin and later moved down to Jackson, Mississippi.
When Bring It! went on the air, fans of his daughters became a fan of his as well due to his friendly personality and unwavering love and support of his family. His play_likej Instagram account has more than 160,000 followers.
He was married to Selena Johnson.
His daughters dance at Dollhouse Dance Factory, a studio run by Dianna Williams.