Ms. Shakita was born and raised in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. Ms. Shakita has been teaching for the past 11 years. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Delta State University located in Cleveland, Mississippi in 2009. She began teaching elementary in 2010 while also pursuing her Master’s Degree in Education from Strayer University. She has experience with teaching multiple grades throughout the elementary setting. In 2020, she obtained her Specialist Degree in Educational Administration from Arkansas State University. She currently lives in Southaven, MS with her husband Craig and their 3 children Ariyah, Craig, and Carmyn. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She loves to travel, read, and try new restaurants.