Jimmy is the President of Matlock Tire Service. He attended Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Tennessee. In 1999 Jimmy was named the Republican Statesman of the Year and served the Tennessee House of Representatives from 2006-2018. He previously served as chairman of the board of directors for the United Way of Loudon County, Loudon County Republican Party and Habitat for Humanity of Loudon County. Jimmy also served as President for the Eaton Crossroads Rotarian Club.