I was born in Columbia, South Carolina. I attended Denny Terrace Elementary, Heyward Gibbes Middle, and one year at Eau Claire High School. I completed my high school education at Orangeburg Wilkinson High. I continued my education at South Carolina State University receiving my BS degree in Psychology and the University of South Carolina where I obtained an MLIS in Library Science. I have a wonderful husband and two beautiful kids. I love children and reading.