COREY SMITH is an American country singer and guitarist. Smith grew up in Jackson County, Georgia. At the University of Georgia, he majored in Social Studies education. He continued to write songs and play for his friends at parties. Corey’s music became popular amongst his peers and his students. He taught world geography, world history and guitar at North Gwinnett High School in Gwinnett County Georgia before deciding to pursue music full-time at the age of 28.