Shereá Denise was born and raised in Alamance County, North Carolina. She attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in Political Science and Afro-American Studies. She also minored in Social and Economic Justice. Shereá received her Juris Doctorate Degree from Elon University School of Law. Shereá is interested and actively involved in community service and advocacy work throughout the state of North Carolina. She primarily engages in projects and activities intended to assist Women of Color, Children of Color, and those identifying as part of the LGBTQ Community. Shereá is a full-time Social Worker and an Adjunct Professor. She serves in various capacities for local nonprofit and community-oriented organizations. Shereá Denise is also a proud citizen of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation.