Tyler Younts is the Legal Policy Analyst at the John Locke Foundation. Before coming to the John Locke Foundation he was a staff attorney at the North Carolina Institute for Constitutional Law where he was engaged in legal research, writing, and appellate work.

A native of Farmer, North Carolina, Tyler earned a B.A. degree in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008. He served as an intern in the North Carolina State Senate before entering law school at Campbell University. At Campbell he earned a J.D. degree in 2011, with class book awards in State & Local Government Law and First Amendment Law.

Tyler resides in Apex with his wife, son, and beagle. His hobbies include hunting, church league softball, and fantasy football.