Cockrell graduated from the University of Alabama and worked as an electrical engineer for Alabama Power. He left that job to enter the ministry and earned a master's degree from the Birmingham Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Gloria founded the Household of Faith Church on Division Avenue in 1996. He has since completed a Master of Arts in Public and Private Administration at Birmingham-Southern College and a doctorate in ministry from the Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburgh, Indiana.
Cockrell also serves as director of the master of arts clinical program at the Birmingham Theological Seminary and as a member of the Birmingham Park and Recreation Board
The Cockrells have two children, Janelle and Stephen.
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