Birth Place: Born in Columbus, Ohio ; Raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Education: Associate in Arts in Business Management (University of Arkansas Grantham)

Memberships and positions include the following: Zeta Xi Sigma Alumni Chapter (Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.) Past Master of Magnolia Lodge No.3 Houston, TX. Sunrise No. 77 Royal Arch Masons–, Goodwill Consistory No. 238, A.W. Jackson Thirty-Third Degree Masons. Doric Temple 76 Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine North and South America and its Jurisdictions, Perfection Council #9, Royal & Select Masters – Royal Princess Chapter 23, OES

Employment: Sr. Gas Controller (Energy Transfer)

Military Service: US Army, Staff Sergeant – Petroleum Supply Operations

Place of Worship: New Direction Christian Community Church

Family: Chaundra Tatum (Wife), Alexis Tatum-Ortiz, Jazmine Tatum (Daughters), Myles Tatum (Son) and Xavier Ortiz (Grandson)