Donna was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated High School in 1974 and went on to get married, raise a family and travel. In 1993 she relocated back to Central Louisiana, where she settled with her 3 children, went back to school, and eventually started working for the State of Louisiana. In 2010 her world expanded spiritually to show a new dimension of reality that launched her on a new path, a path of learning, growing and writing. She retired from The Department of Corrections after 22 years and has started her new career as a fiction writer.