Kirk is a member of the Oconee County Board of Elections, the Rotary Club of Oconee County, and the Touchdown Club of Athens. Kirk is a Double Dawg (earning both his Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia). He also holds a certificate in Educational Leadership from the University of Georgia and is a Certified Public Manager®. He is expected to graduate from the University of Georgia with an EdD in Educational Leadership in 2024.

Kirk and his wife, Miriam, are state-approved foster parents, and they live in Bogart with their dogs, Lucy and Libby. Miriam is a Media Specialist in Oconee County Schools. They are University of Georgia football and men’s basketball season ticket holders, enjoy going to concerts, working in their church, hiking, and playing with their puppies.