Zakiya was born and raised in Dayton Ohio. In 2006 she came to Tallahassee and went to school at Tallahassee Community College. She obtained her Associate of Arts degree for the Community College. She then stared her career as a personal
assistant. She is married to Eric and has a total of 5 kids: Terry, Tyler, Aaliyah, Tyson, and Zuri. She is currently a member to Restoration Place Tallahassee Church, and has been since 2014. She is apart of the Prayer and healing team, the connect corner team, she helps out in VBS every summer at her church, and helps out with church events. She is also a personal Trainer here in Tallahassee. She loves to help people in anyway possible and loves to see others strive to becoming a better person.