Bachelor, Jacksonville State University, Alabama, 1991. Master of Arts, Jacksonville State University, Alabama, 1992.
History instructor Wallace State College, Hanceville, Alabama, since 1993. Docent Arlington Antebellum Home, Birmingham, Alabama, since 1997. Board member West Jefferson County History Society, Bessemer, Alabama, since 2008.
Vice chair Greater Birmingham Young Representatives, Birmingham, 2006—2008. Volunteer Hope Clinic, Jasper, 2008. Member of Birmingham Museum Art Junior Patrons.