Bobby Forrest Jr. was born and raised in Jacksonville, Arkansas with his mother and three sisters. He graduated Jacksonville High School and immediately entered in the Arkansas Army National Guard as a military police officer. At 21 Forrest decided he wanted to take the exam to become a civilian police officer and later graduated from the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy. He had the opportunity to patrol the neighborhoods where he grew up before becoming a Narcotics Detective. Forrest later came to work for Rainwater Holt, & Sexton as a case manager before heading to law school at Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Houston, Texas. He completed his Juris Doctorate degree graduating magna cum laude in May 2019. After passing the bar exam, he was admitted to the Arkansas Bar in September 2019.
Bobby Forrest works in personal injury pre-litigation where he primarily focuses on general accidents. He is committed to giving his best self every day to serve the people of Arkansas. He believes in removing the stress from the client after the devastation of an accident and placing it upon his shoulders.
In his free time, Forrest likes to grill out, watch sports, and play poker with a group of his friends. He is a proud member of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. He is very active in his community serving as an outreach leader at his church, apart of the Big Brother and Big Sister program, and frequently volunteers to feed the homeless. He is a dog owner of a beautiful blue-eyed American Pit Bull by the name of Neiko.