Wayne Clemons was homeschooled in Jasper, Tennessee, along with his seven younger brothers and sisters. He attended Lee University, in Cleveland Tennessee, majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Bible. While in college, he met and married his wife, Quinn Clemons, and had his first daughter, Emma Joy Clemons. He graduated with a 4.0 GPA, and scored a perfect 100 on the Comprehensive Business Major Field Test. During all this time, he worked for his father’s land surveying company.
Wayne received his Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University. While attending Vanderbilt, he clerked for the Springfield Public Defender, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Department of Law, the Tennesse Attorney General, the Nashville District Attorney General, and Attorney John Harris in Nashville. He also worked for two years in the Vanderbilt Criminal Practice Clinic, and was a published member of the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law.
Wayne is currently licensed as an attorney in Tennessee.