President Donald Trump’s pick for an opening on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia is a bow-tie wearing, college football-officiating, turkey-hunting champion, as well as an Army veteran and third-generation judge.

Georgia Court of Appeals Judge Tilman “Tripp” Self III, from Macon, commutes about 80 miles each way to his job in Atlanta—preferably in a Ford pickup with a cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and lots of cream.

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