December 17, 1987 in Dallas
Dallas, Texas, United States
William Lee Barefield III, better known as Trip Lee, was born and raised in Dallas, TX. As a young boy, Trip Lee had dreams of being a professional athlete or famous rapper, and he began to hone his lyrical skills at the age of 12. "I rapped about random stuff...how hot I was, how many girls I could pull," Trip says. But upon giving his life to Christ, at age 14, his focus changed from fortune, fame, and women to serving and ministering the Gospel. Trip slowly recognized that all of his life should be centered around Christ. "One day, I just decided, I'm only doing Christian hip hop.