Tommy was born and raised in Orlando, Florida, and he moved to Arlington, Texas, where he received his bachelor's degree in Bible from Arlington Baptist College. While in Texas Tommy met and married his wife Alicia, and they live in South Carolina with their daughter Reagan and son TJ.
While in college Tommy served as a youth pastor for three years in Grand Prairie, Texas. In January of 2008 he was called to be the pastor of students at Philippi Baptist Church in Union, South Carolina, where he is presently serving as Associate Pastor. In 2009 Tommy Mann Ministries was created to spread the message of Jesus Christ through Tommy's writing.