Morris Reed Jr. grew up in Louisiana as the youngest of three children, and graduated from St. Augustine High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Louisiana State University and his law degree at Southern University Law Center. While in law school, he clerked for Retired Criminal Court Judge Frank Marullo. In between graduating from law school and becoming an attorney (2005-2007) Morris Reed worked at the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) as a law clerk.
As a second generation attorney and youngest of three children, Morris Reed Jr. grew up watching his father, a now retired criminal court judge. Morris Reed Jr. has been married for four years and has a 2 year old son, Morris Reed III.
Morris Reed Jr is a member of the Louisiana Association for Justice, the American Bar Association, and National Bar Association. He is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity incorporated.