Courtney is a native of Georgia. He was born in Augusta, GA and raised in the rural town of Bartow, GA. He graduated Cum Laude from Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. Prior to entering medical school, Courtney worked as a Certified Athletic Trainer at UB Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Buffalo, NY. He earned his medical degree at Morehouse School of Medicine. His medical interests within Family Medicine include Sports Medicine and Rural Health. Outside of medicine Courtney enjoys working out, playing sports, collecting vinyl records, and spending time with family.