Born and raised in Kingsport, Tennessee, Tanya
Vance won multiple awards in high school for her achievements in
track and field, including being voted Female Athlete of various
meets and Most Outstanding Female on various occasions. Upon
graduation, she moved to Johnson City with a full running
scholarship to East Tennessee University and eventually earned a
Bachelor's degree in social work.
Tanya is currently employed as a social worker who deals with
sexually and physically abused children. Her previous employment
includes work with children in therapeutic foster care, high school
counselor and customer service representative for a major credit
card company. She enjoys running, kayaking, rock climbing and
shopping. She is a huge football fan, especially of the Tennessee
Tanya is currently single and living in Gray, Tennessee. She is a
member of the Children's Advocacy Center Council and the Tennessee
Conference of Social Workers. She is certified in First Aid/CPR. Her
birth date is November 29, 1974.
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