Larouna Pinckney-Maybin grew up in the Sunshine State (Florida). She has a large family; she is one of 21 children from her mother and one of eight children from her father. She is the mother of three beautiful children. She enjoys reading, listening to music, singing, mentoring and writing. She finds joy in providing and giving to others. Her prayer is to one day be able to give to others as much love, inspiration and joy as she has been blessed to have in her life.