Lee was born and raised in Lake Providence, Louisiana where he serves as President of the East Carroll Police Jury and has previously served on the Ways and Means Committee and Chair of the Sanitation Committee. Lee is also the Deputy Port Director of the Lake Providence Port, one of the largest inland river ports in the country.
Lee graduated from the University of Louisiana Monroe in 1992 with a BBA in Finance/Economics. He has been self-employed since the age of 22. Lee is married to Anna Stephenson Denny. They have 2 beautiful daughters, Sydney and Anna Grace. They attend First Baptist Church of Lake Providence. Lee is the Booster Club President where his daughters attend which is his alma mater. He has also coached Peewee Basketball and Football for the school.
He is a graduate of the Delta Leadership Institute. One of the boards Lee serves on is the Executive Board of the University of Louisiana Monroe Athletic Foundation and was also on the Head Football Coach Search Committee. Lee also serves on the Ouachita River Valley Association (ORVA) Board, and is the Co-Chairman of the Arkansas Louisiana Multimodal Economic Corridor (ArkLaMEC).