Rodney majored in psychology at Tennessee Tech in Cookeville, Tennessee

He was adopted as an infant and is a spokesperson for the National Adoption Council.

He got his first guitar as a Christmas present, while he was in high school.

Rodney met his future wife while he was driving a delivery truck.

The first song that he performed live was "Away in a Manger."

Rodney did not invent the "Atkins Diet".  He eats whatever he wants.