Natasha Mabry Hanna grew up in the New River Valley nestled in the mountains of Radford, Virginia. She came to South Carolina to attend Coastal Carolina University where she graduated in 1994. She obtained her paralegal degree and worked in a law firm for five years. Having discovered a true love for the practice of law, Natasha then continued her education at the University of South Carolina School of Law where she graduated in 2002. She was admitted to the South Carolina Bar that same year. Natasha is also admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals.