Mr. Platt resides in Fruitdale, Alabama. Mr. Platt has been a full-time farmer for the past 16 years. His operation includes 850 acres which produces poultry, cotton, peanuts, feed grains, cattle and timber.
Mr. Platt has served two years as county commissioner for Washington County. Additionally, he serves as board member for Deer Park-Vinegar Bend Water, Fruitdale Volunteer Fire Department, Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District, Washington County Farmers Market Committee and Washington County Farmers Federation. Mr. Platt is a member of Alabama Farmers Federation, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association, Alabama Peanut Producers Association, Alabama Poultry and Egg Association, Association of County Commissions of Alabama and Association of Volunteer Fire Departments.
He attended Alabama Southern where he earned his associates degree in Industrial and Business Technology. Mr. Platt is also a member of Four Points Baptist Church.