Ethan D. Sandifer is native of Memphis, Tennessee. He earned his B.S. in Psychology from the University of Alabama, where he graduated cum laude in 2011. He received his J.D. from the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law in 2016. During his time in law school he received numerous CALI awards, the award for achieving the highest grade in the class, including the award in Admiralty Law.