Scott is a life-long Texan, and a Baylor Bear for about half of that time. He earned BBA and MTax degrees, and maintains a CPA license in the State of Texas. His career path includes positions at Ernst & Young, and ownership in two franchise endeavors. Scott has served Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church in Allen, TX (formerly First Baptist Church in Fairview) since 1997 and is currently the Executive Pastor. Scott was elected in 2012 to the Texas House of Representatives. He proudly serves District 70, which includes the cities of Anna, Celina, McKinney, Melissa, Princeton, and Prosper. In Austin, Scott serves on 2 committees, including the Urban Affairs Committee, and the Human Services Committee.
Scott married Shelly Parks in 1987. They live in McKinney, the heart of the 70th House District. Their son, Ryan, graduated from McKinney Boyd High School. He is a junior at Baylor. Lauren, their daughter, is a senior at McKinney Christian Academy. Scott enjoys fishing, but likes catching even better. He is a water and snow skiing enthusiast, but not at the same time.