Andy Gentry was born and raised in Houston County. After high school, he attended college on a baseball scholarship where he played at Georgia College and then at Georgia Southwestern. He received both his Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Physical Education from Georgia Southwestern. He later attended Argosy University where he earned a Specialist degree and Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership.
Dr. Gentry has 19 years of teaching, coaching and administrative experience in the Houston County school system. He taught and coached at Perry Middle School, Perry High School, and Houston County High School. He was the Assistant Principal at Mossy Creek from 2007- 2012. He became the principal of Mossy Creek on July 1st, 2012.