Ellis Cofield Jr.
Published 10:13 am Saturday, August 6, 2011
Name: Ellis Cofield Jr.
Occupation: Locksmith and auto upholsterer
Spouse’s name: Lovely wife, Beneta, of 20 years
CHILD’S NAME: Ellis “Trey” Cofield III
Church affiliation: First Baptist Church in Franklin
If I could change my name, I’d make it: Love my name, wouldn’t change it
Pet I’d like to own: Great Dane
Favorite movie of all time: “Lion King”
TV show I never miss: The news
The secret to happiness is: Trust God and live life to the fullest
I wish I knew how to: Fly a helicopter
Song I’d love to sing karaoke to: I don’t sing
If I had to eat only three foods for the rest of my life, they’d be: Chicken, chicken and more chicken
Three words that best describe me: Hard working, happy, always willing to learn
One superpower I wish I had: Every business venture would profit and make money
Book currently on my nightstand: “Daily Bread”
My proudest achievement: Marrying my wife, having a son and owning a business at the age of 20.
My happiest moment: When my son was born
My life won’t be complete until: I live to be 104
My friends think I’m: Very outspoken
I really lose my cool when: People keep putting other people down
Favorite Color: Green
What’s the best life lesson you’ve learned and who taught you: Don’t try to do anything without God — life taught me.
What’s the best decision you’ve made in life: To go in business for myself
Local charitable or non-profit organization I wish more people would support: Salvation Army
What gives you the blues: My grass not being green
What’s your best childhood memory: Working with Donald Everett at a young age
What’s your most recent venture? Going to an auto auction