Dr. Jordan Cooper is from Jacksonville, AR. His father is Dr. James Cooper, a Jonesboro, AR native and practicing dentist of 39 years and his mother, Tracy Cooper, is a dental hygienist from Little Rock. Dr. Cooper graduated high school from Central Arkansas Christian, after which he entered at the University of Arkansas as a Chancellor’s Scholar in 1998.
During his studies at the University of Arkansas, Dr. Cooper studied abroad in Mexico, Costa Rica and Spain. The culmination of his studies resulted in a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Arkansas, after which he enrolled in the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. Dr. Cooper graduated from UT in 2006. After dental school, Dr. Cooper joined his father in practice in Jacksonville.
Dr. Cooper was a member of the Board of Directors of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce from 2008 to 2011. He has recently graduated from a prestigious program with the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce called Leadership Arkansas, designed for future state business leaders. He is published in The Progressive Dentist Magazine and functions as the Arkansas State Lead for the DHI Head Start Program. He is active in his church and various mission organizations, with experience providing dentistry and health care to several countries in Central America. He has led a dental group to Honduras summers of 2013 and 2014. Most recently, he was appointed an adjunct faculty member at UAMS Center for Dental Education.
In the summer of 2015, Dr. Jordan Cooper released his first book, Chasing the Blue Marlin; a motivational book that discusses goal setting, entrepreneurship and pursuing your life’s passion. It has recently become an Amazon International Best-Seller.
Dr. James Cooper was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He studied at the University of New Mexico and graduated from dental school from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. After 2 years of dental experience with the Army, Dr. Cooper moved to Jacksonville in 1973 to practice dentistry.
Dr. Cooper has been married to his wife, Tracy, for 31 years, and has two sons, Jordan and Lane. Tracy has been a dental hygienist for 28 years. Dr. Cooper is an active leader in his church, Cornerstone Bible Fellowship.
Quote: “The most satisfying part of my career has been serving my loyal patient base, which in many cases extends to 3 and 4 generations.”