Tennessee Wallick graduated from Shorewood High School in Shorewood, Wisconsin, in 2018. In high school, Tennessee worked with lighting, sound, and set construction on the Theater Tech Crew, and was the Shorewood Drama Senior Dragon Winner. In his senior year, he participated in the New Horizons Environmental and Community Service Curriculum and the School of Rock House Band.
Since high school, Tennessee has earned certification at the United Bicycle Institute in Ashland, Oregon, in Professional Bike Repair and Shop Operation, and he has taken additional courses in Swiss Advanced Wheel Building, TIG Welding, and Chromoly TIG Titanium Frame Building. He currently works as a certified bike mechanic at Bicycle Therapy in Philadelphia, and commutes to work on a 20-year-old bike his father rode to work every day. Tennessee enjoys mountain biking and aspires to open his own bike shop and fabricate custom bikes.