Franklin is a native of Columbus, and has lived in the area his entire life. He began his real estate career in 2009 and is licensed in both Georgia and Alabama. He was elected to chair the Commercial Committee for the Columbus Board of Realtors in 2015. He specializes in a variety of real estate services, including rural and urban land sales, commercial sales and development, and commercial leasing and management. He also focuses on helping real estate investors acquire multiple types of investment properties throughout the southeast.