Tilmon is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University where he received his degree in Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship. He is the author of the book Change Your L.I.F.E., which inspires each of us to live fearlessly in the pursuit of our dreams. Through his writing, he hopes to inspire people to experience life and all that it has to offer through the fulfillment of purpose. He is also recognized as a leader, writer, motivational speaker, and philanthropist. Tilmon is originally from Memphis, TN and is the eighth of 15 children.