Despite not making his fourth grade little league all-star team Dr. Tatum has had a successful career. "I wasn't sure I would be able to bounce back from the devastating all-star team news, but fortunately I found the grit to move on to new adventures." He has spent his career in education and has spent his time working with students and families at both the collegiate and grade school levels. Most recently, he has sat on the Oklahoma Innovation in Education subcommittee for Governor Stitt while also serving on several national, state, and local boards including the National Christian School Association Board of Trustees, National Christian School Association Board of Commissioners, Texas Christian School Association Board of Trustees, Oklahoma Christian University Institutional Review Board, and the Institute for Emerging Leaders Advisory Board. He also has published two children's books; The Adventures of Grit and The Diary of a Lousy Book. Brandon and his wife Megan have a son named Sawyer, and twin daughters Blakely and Gentry.