Married female South Carolina teacher and mother-of-two, Reagan Anderson is arrested for preying on 17-year-old high school footballer. Details explored.
A teacher has been arrested after allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old boy in a Pizza Hut car park. Reagan Anderson, 27, pressured the teenager into having sex and sent him naked photos, cops have said.
The former teacher has been released on bail and told her not to have any contact with the victim or his family
The victim’s mother said Anderson’s alleged abuse ‘ruined our son’s life’.
Here’s everything we know about the accused abuser; details about her early life, family, spouse, and kids explored.
Who is teacher Reagan Anderson?
Reagan Anderson is a former South Carolina school teacher and 3rd-grade Volleyball Coach.
She was born on August 6, 1996, and is 27 years old as of the time of this article.
Known for her Facebook handle, Reagan Mobley, she worked as a private teacher at Holly Hill Academy.
According to Anderson’s LinkedIn profile, she is currently a “stay at home mom looking for some at home opportunities to help support my family and I.”
“I am very passionate about children and love working with all ages” her page reads.
She was sacked from her teaching position in November 2023, after her school’s authorities investigated her affair with a teenager which led to her arrest.
She reported preyed on a 17-year-old high school footballer – as his mother says ‘she has ruined our son’s life’.
What did teacher Reagan Anderson do?
The South Carolina mum-of-two Reagan Anderson was arrested on Wednesday and is facing two counts of sexual battery with a child 17 years of age, according to an arrest warrant obtained by WCSC.
She is accused of having sex with the teenager in a Pizza Hut car park and allegedly sending him naked photos of herself, cops have said.
“A trusted coach, teacher and friend that abused our trust and violated her oath as an educator. She has ruined our son’s life,” the victim’s mother stated, during Anderson’s Thursday court hearing.
“He should be 100% focused on being a fun-loving football-playing young man, but this predator has robbed him of that ability,” she added.
“No young quarterback or athlete is safe in our community if this woman is free.”
The private Christian school teacher allegedly began abusing the 17-year-old boy in October.
According to reports of the grim crime, the first assault allegedly took place in a private residence in Holly Hill.
The second allegedly took place in the car park of a Pizza Hut, in the nearby town of Santee.
The victim’s mother also claimed that Anderson had sent her son nude pictures of herself via Snapchat.
How was Reagan Anderson caught? Rumours surrounding Anderson’s “relationship” with the boy quickly spread through Holly Hills Academy, but administrators called the cops after growing suspicions on November 8.
“Holly Hill Academy was made aware last week of allegations regarding an inappropriate relationship between a staff member and upper school student,” Brandy Mullennax, the Headteacher wrote in a letter sent to parents.
“The administration immediately contacted law enforcement and continues to work cooperatively with them as they investigate the allegations,” he added.
The statement confirmed the administration is working with the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office.
Holly Hill Academy, about 60 miles northwest of Charleston, is a small private Christian prep school with around 300 students in total.
Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said that his office launched a probe as soon as they were notified.
Following police involvement, Anderson was immediately sacked from her teaching position.
Who are Reagan Anderson’s parents and family members?
Reagan whose surname is Mobley was born to her father, Wayne Mobley, and mother, Terry Mobley, in South Carolina, United States.
Per online sources, she is not the only child to her parents as she is the youngest daughter of her mom and dad.
Details about her parents, like, what they do for a living as well as who her brothers and sisters are remain unclear.
She allegedly attended Holly Hill Academy in 2012, where she participated and triumphed as Miss South Carolina Junior Teen Coed, Celebsweek reports.
Her journey didn’t stop there, as she ventured to Orlando, Florida, that same year to compete in the highly esteemed Miss America Junior Teen pageant. Beyond the glimmering world of pageantry, Anderson showcased her athletic prowess in school, excelling in volleyball and cheerleading.
Her versatility extended to the school choir, portraying a multifaceted personality. However, despite her diverse talents, Anderson harbored a deep-seated desire to shape young minds as an educator. In 2019, she realized this dream by joining Holly Hill Academy as a teacher.
Regrettably, her teaching career came crashing down only a year later when allegations of sexual assault involving a minor surfaced. The promising journey from beauty queen to educator has now been overshadowed by a scandal that has rattled the community.
Who is Reagan Anderson’s husband Ryan and how many kids do they have?
Accused abuser Reagan Anderson has been married to her husband, Ryan Anderson, for years.
Per reports, Ryan is Reagan’s college sweetheart, meaning they met when they were both students.
The couple dated for years before tying the knot in 2019.
While Reagan worked as a teacher, her husband Ryan reportedly works as a Commercial Relationship Manager at First National Bank of South Carolina.
Aside from being a married woman, former South Carolina female teacher Reagan Anderson is a mother.
She has two adorable children whose names have not been made public because they are minors.
The couple currently lives with the kids in Manning, South Carolina.