Grant is a sixth generation Mississippian who grew up in Laurel. He founded Empower Mississippi in 2014 to ensure that every Mississippian has access to a high quality education and meaningful work. Previously, Grant served as Director of Development for the Mississippi Center for Public Policy. He is an alumnus of The Witherspoon Fellowship in Washington D.C.
Grant graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Belhaven University and was selected as their “Young Alumnus of the Year” in 2009. Grant earned a Masters in Government from Regent University. In 2016, Grant was selected for the Top 50 Most Influential Mississippians list by Y’all Politics and SuperTalk Mississippi. Grant currently lives in Madison with his wife Page and their five children, Freeman, Kate, Rebecca, Harrison, and Caroline. Grant and Page are members of Redeemer Church, PCA, where Grant serves as a deacon.