Tanner Bean grew up in South Jordan, Utah. After graduating from Bingham High School in 2009, he attended Snow College to graduate with his associate’s degree in 2010. He then served as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. Upon his return from Brazil, Tanner attended Brigham Young University where he graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in English Literature. He was married in May of 2014. As a student at BYU Law School Tanner was an ICLRS Student Fellow and spent a part of summer 2014 in São Paulo. For the school year 2015-2016 Tanner is a member of the Center’s Student Management Board.