JoAnn accepted Christ at an early age and joined Macedonia Baptist Church in Columbiana, Alabama. JoAnn moved to Helena in 2005 where she and her family made Mount Pleasant Baptist Church their home. She currently works with the youth and was recently appointed a Church Trustee.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Jacksonville State University and is currently employed as a Financial Analyst for a local bank. She is the proud mother of two children, her teenage son Jordan and toddler daughter Kayla.