Tiana Smith was born and raised near Seattle, Washington. She currently attends the University of Washington, Seattle and is majoring in history with a minor in French. Tiana comes from a very diverse ethnic background with roots stemming back to Africa, Cuba, and France. This drives her passion for studying other languages and cultures. Tiana has also worked with her local government on a variety of summer projects to benefit kids in need. She has a love for working with kids and plans to get her master’s in education so she can teach history to middle school and high school students.
India Arie is a four-time Grammy award-winning singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She has sold over 10 million records worldwide. Arie was born in Denver, Colorado on October 3, 1975 to parents Joyce and Ralph Simpson. When she was 13, her parents divorced and Arie moved with her … Read MoreIndia Arie/India Arie Simpson (1975- )