Grant Hanes received his B.S. in Elementary Education from Tennessee Tech University in 1983. After teaching 28 years in public schools Grant retired from public education and is now looking forward to serving as the 3rd grade teacher at Christ Episcopal School.
Grant moved to Texas in 1986 after teaching in Tennessee for 3 years. Grant and his wife have resided in Nacogdoches for the last 6 years. They have one daughter who is currently a graduate student at SFASU, and one son who is currently a senior at Chireno High School. He loves the Lord and serves as a Baptist pastor in a neighboring community. He also enjoys motorcycles and reading, especially westerns and science-fiction.