Mic Knox was born and raised in West Cobb County, Georgia. He graduated from Harrison High School, and earned an undergraduate degree in Business from J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. He later earned a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary. He previously worked in the business world for nine years before being called into the pastorate. He was ordained in a Southern Baptist church and served a local congregation in Acworth, Georgia. He is currently an ordained Teaching Elder in Vanguard Presbyterian Church.

Mic is married to Adrianne. They have three children and live in West Cobb.