Tenzin and his wife Pema raise their two daughters, Jinora and Ikki, and two sons Meelo and Rohan, on Air Temple Island. As Avatar Aang's son and an Airbender, Tenzin carries a great responsibility to continue the dream of his father. Not only to protect the next Avatar, but also Republic City. Generally very serious and calm, Tenzin's serene life is continually rocked by the impetuous Korra. As Korra's airbending teacher, Tenzin finds his patience tested time and again but he also realizes that while she has a lot to learn from him, he also has something to learn from her.