Birth Place: Born in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Education: B.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology (1994); M.S. in Therapeutic Recreation and Leisure (1996) both from Southern University – Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Nationally certified through the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC)
Memberships and positions include the following: He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. being originally initiated at the Eta Pi Chapter at Northeast Louisiana University. He serves as The Worshipful Master of Ever Ready Lodge No. 506 and is affiliated with several other Masonic organizations including Royal Arch – Sunrise No. 77, Goodwill Consistory No. 238, Shriner’s Doric Temple No. 76, and is a member of the A.W. Jackson Thirty-Third Degree Masons. Patrick is a member of Windsor Village United Methodist Church.
Employment: Patrick is a Staff Recreation Therapist at The University of Texas in Houston, Texas where he works with patients that have mental disorders and/or suffer with substance abuse.