Casey Cole, OFM, is a vowed religious in the Order of Friars Minor, commonly known as the Franciscans. He has a degree in religious studies with a minor in poverty studies from Furman University. In August 2017, he professed his final vows within the Order of Friars Minor; in June 2019 he was ordained a priest. Casey works extensively on social media, evangelizing, and catechizing through YouTube videos, podcasts, and blog posts. He is currently the campus minister of the Catholic Center at the University of Georgia.