Beau is originally from Baytown and College Station, Texas, and is a 1993 graduate of A&M Consolidated High School. He attended Texas A&M University from 1993 to 1998 and was a member of the Aggie football team from 1993 to 1995. Beau earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Sam Houston State University in 2002 and a Master of Divinity degree with Biblical Languages from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, in 2005.
Beau has been married to his wife Stacey since 2002. They have four sons: James, Gary, Kyle, and Mark. His interests are reading, spending time with Stacey and his boys, and rooting on the Houston Astros.