John Driskell Hopkins sat down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. He shares the joy of being a girl dad. He opens up about balancing work and family. Then we chat about his career and how he was able to follow his passion for music by creating a production company. He talks about working with his bandmates in Zac Brown Band and his creative process. We finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. LISTEN HERE!

About John Driskell Hopkins 

The musical career of John Driskell Hopkins spans more than 20 years. As a member of several rock bands, Hopkins first rooted himself in the Atlanta music scene in 1995. John is most well-known as a founding member, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter of the GRAMMY Award-winning Zac Brown Band. When he’s not touring, Hopkins works out of his Brighter Shade Studios songwriting and producing a growing crop of talent. John continues to perform at music festivals and venues across the country with his original six-piece band, The John Driskell Hopkins Band. John and his wife, Jen are blessed with three daughters.

Follow John on Twitter at @johndhopkins and @johndriskellhopkins on Instagram. Be sure to go to his website at for more on John. 

This week’s podcast is sponsored by Trane 

I spoke with Trane specialist, Mike Topitzhofer. We talked about fatherhood and working at Trane in the Building Science Department. He also talked about what homeowners can do using preventative maintenance to keep their houses running smoothly. You can listen to the podcast HERE. To learn how you can take of your home check out my article here! For more information on Trane go to their website at 

About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. Please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts.