Loreatha V. Hawkins is a native of Youngstown, Ohio and a graduate of East High School. She presently resides in Campbell, Ohio. She is married to Pastor L. Brian Hawkins, the mother of five children, Leslie II, LaMar, Lydell, LaTeah and Leah. She has always found joy in making up stories for her children when they were young. She feels that children are a blessing from God and although they are all different, they all have a special purpose in life. She also is a Psalmist, an Avon representative with her husband, works as a Medical Assistant in Internal Medicine and is an Ordained Minister with Abundant Harvest Ministries and Ministers with her husband at Victory Christian Center in Alliance, Ohio.