Cooper is a native of Graham, having lived here until graduating from GHS in 1997. After moving back to Graham in 2003, he became convicted of his need for Christ and devoted himself to the Lord in 2004. Soon after, Cooper became a member of GBC in its early days as a congregation. He earned a Bachelor degree from Midwestern State University in 2005. Cooper married Erin in 2011. Their son was born in August of 2014, and their daughter was born in June of 2016. Both Cooper and Erin have a passion for crossing social and cultural boundaries for the Gospel. Cooper has served as an Elder at GBC since June 2013.