Travis Powers is a native of Warren County, TN. He is the son of Joel and Julie Powers who are both teachers in the community. He graduated from Warren County High School in 2005 and began attending Motlow State Community college. After a few semesters, Travis moved to Cookeville and began his studies at Tennessee Tech University. After a year – in 2008 he joined the Tennessee Army National Guard as an infantryman to help pay for his education and to serve his country. He deployed to Iraq in 2010 and continued pursuing his major in psychology after coming home. It was the same year in which his son, Braylon Powers was born.
Travis moved back to McMinnville in 2015 and was offered a job as an insurance agent by Justin Lanier. Travis earned his license and joined Justin & Kelvin in the insurance business shortly before the newly formed Douglas & Lanier Agency opened its doors. Since then he has quickly become one of the most successful local agents – in the most trusted agency in town.