Ellis Cofield Jr.

Published 10:13 am Saturday, August 6, 2011

Name: Ellis Cofield Jr.

Ellis Cofield Jr. is a member of First Baptist Church in Franklin. -- DALE LIESCH | TIDEWATER NEWS

Age: 42

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