White operates White Farms with his wife, Bonnie, and son. White Farms produces runner peanuts, cotton, corn and small grains. The Whites also maintain a cattle operation. White earned a B.S. degree from Troy State University and a Master of Education from Auburn University. He farmed part-time and taught at Wallace Community College before he embraced his passion for farming and became a full-time farmer about 35 years ago. Over the years, White has been involved in many professional and agricultural organizations, including GFA Peanut Association Board, Alabama Farm Analysis Board, Henry County Farmers Federation Board, First South Farm Credit Regional Board, Alabama Peanut Producers Association Board, Peanut Advisory Board, National Peanut Growers Group, American Agricultural Movement—Washington delegate, Henry County Cattleman’s Association Board and Foreign Trade Relations Commission.