Preston Tanner is a character in The Following.
He is the son of Kingston Tanner and a college student that was kidnapped by Tilda and Robert, at Joe Carroll's request. He was currently being held at the Korban camp, after his girlfriend was murdered at campus.
He was forced by Joe to murder one of his unfaithful followers to prove that everyone is just a savage despite one's belief in religion. He is then taken to a church and forced to either kill his father or kill himself. His father kills himself to save his son.
However, rather than keeping his word, Joe shoots Preston dead due to his crying was annoying him.
- Joe's earlier kills were female college students. Preston was a male college student when he was killed by Joe Carroll.