Tripp Skipper grew up in Mobile. He has a degree in religion from the University of Mobile.
He also served as Pastor at County Line Baptist Church in Moarengo County.
Skipper was also an intern for Senator Fred Thompson and a Field Representative for the Tennessee Republican Party. He later moved to Washington DC to work as a Legislative Correspondent for Senator Jeff Sessions and a Field Representative for Congressman Robert Aderholt.
Skipper's most recent job was serving as District Director for Congressman Mike Rogers.
Skipper and his wife, Sarah, live in Auburn and attend First Baptist Wadley.