Smokey and Meagan met when attending Beggs High School. He was the captain of the football team and Meagan was the captain of the cheerleading squad. Yes, they are your storybook small town America romance story. Meagan made the decision early in high school to attend OU to become an Occupational Therapist. She accomplished her goal in 2006. Smokey had the privilege of playing in two national championship games, three Big XII championship games, and a total of five bowl games while at OU. But, his greatest contribution was the spiritual leadership he gave to the team. Coach Stoops asked if he would remain on the team another year because of the influence he had with the players. He graduated in the fall of 2003 with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design and had minors in History, Geography, and Business. Smokey and Meagan were married in the spring of 2003. After graduation, Smokey began his own landscaping company. Starting with one employee, his business grew to 25 employees in four years. At the height of his business, God called Smokey to walk away from it all and go into full-time ministry, so he sold everything he could and moved his family to Fort Worth for seminary in the fall of 2008. Smokey received his MDiv degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth in 2011. Smokey and Meagan have four beautiful children; Darrick Jr., Andee Violet, Michael, and Samuel.