Tanner Hafen was born and raised in St. George, Utah. After serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in western Canada, Tanner attended Brigham Young University where he studied Sociology. He is currently a second-year law student at BYU Law School. Though a lifelong Utahn and Latter-day Saint, Tanner has always been fascinated by other places and peoples. He has always found enormous good in the faiths and traditions of others. He hopes to foster understanding, cooperation, and respect throughout his life and career. Tanner also loves art and architecture, science fiction, world travel, and knows entirely too much Star Wars trivia. Tanner is married to the incredible Rachel, an arts educator and his best friend.