J. Shanee Byers was born in Chicago, Illinois. In her early years she relocated to Arkansas where she was raised by her Grandmother and later by her beloved foster family. Later in life, she found her way back to her roots in the Chicago area and settled quietly with her husband and five beautiful children.
She has always enjoyed reading which led her to do what came naturally. Her hobbies include reading, writing, spending time with her family, traveling, and listening to music.