Tracy Farr was born in Ft. Worth, Texas, and grew up in the outskirts of Dallas.
After graduating from college with a degree in music education, he taught music for two years then joined the military. He spent five years in the Air Force serving as a photojournalist and editor of a weekly Air Force newspaper. At the end of Operation Desert Storm, he returned to civilian life and teaching.
Tracy is married and has three children -- and some cats.