October 23, 2017

As a child, Tanner's father was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage IV. As a result of seeing what his father went through during his battle. Tanner wanted to bring joy to kids who were undergoing long-term hospital treatments and stays. 

At the age of 12, Tanne...

February 16, 2017

Members of the Charlotte 49ers men's basketball team handed out Tanner's Totes care packages and visited with children at the Levine Children's Hospital in uptown Charlotte, Wednesday, July 27. This marked the second straight year that the 49ers handed out Tanner's Tot...

January 15, 2017

Tanner Smith's motto is simple: The true measure of a man is how he treats those who can do little for him.

Though only a 6-5, 205 pound freshman on a Clemson team full of towering figures, Smith is a man standing tall.

Since fourth grade, Smith has devoted his life to a...

January 15, 2017

It’s organized chaos. That’s the best way Tanner Smith can describe what the basement at his parents’ Alpharetta, GA home looks like these days. Smith’s non-profit organization, Tanner’s Totes, has overtaken what was once a large game room for he and his friends, since...

Golf is an exercise in sales and event planning for students at Clemson University.

For the seventh consecutive year, raffle items are being solicited, food and beverage sponsors secured and golfers recruited for the annual Tiger Paw Classic, a daylong, charity golf eve...

June 28, 2013

Usher's New Look Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Usher Raymond IV, hosted the third World Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia at Emory University from June 19-22. 

According to a release, the World Leadership Conference is an annual initiative tha...

If you could have three wishes, what would they be?

For Atlanta-born Tanner Smith, the answer was clear from a young age. First, he’d want a golden retriever, he wrote in a fourth-grade essay called My Three Wishes. Second, he would play basketball in the NBA. And lastl...