With Jeannette Hooks
Hometown: Lifelong resident of Farrell, Pa.
Occupation: Diversity coordinator at Westminster College, New Wilmington, Pa., and pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, New Castle, Pa.
Education: Farrell High School; associate degree in business administration from the Business Institute of Pennsylvania; bachelor's degree from Geneva College; she is now studying for her master's degree in leadership at Duquesne University.
Family: Daughter, Japraunika, 28; son, Carlen, 17; and grandson, Marquette, 7.