Anderson grew up in Madison, Mississippi, and graduated from Madison Central High School. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Delta State University.
At Delta State, Anderson was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Order of Omega. He went on to obtain a law degree from the University of Mississippi, graduating with honors. While at Ole Miss, Anderson was a member of the Mississippi Sports Law Review. He also externed for the Honorable Neil P. Olack in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi.
Anderson enjoys spending time with his family and friends, going to concerts, hunting, and reading.