Troy Morris is a native of Beaver County, Oklahoma and a graduate of Balko High School. He was graduated from Oklahoma Panhandle State University in 1984, with majors in accounting and computer information systems, and minors in business administration and animal science. He was the J.R.P. Sewell Award recipient of his graduating class. Morris is a certified public accountant employed by the Dean Cluck Cattle Company as comptroller and chief financial officer.
Morris was president of the Spearman Rotary Club and is immediate past president of the Panhandle State Alumni Association. He volunteers time as a Court Appointed Special Advocate in Amarillo, and was recognized this past year by the Amarillo Globe News as Volunteer of the Day. Morris is currently hosting an Argentine student attending OPSU.