Ebony is an award-winning writer with more than 20 years of professional writing experience with publications including USA TodayNew York Times, HBCU Connect, and several others in the Southeast. A former newspaper reporter, she serves as a college instructor and an adviser to higher education marketers regionwide.

She earned a Bachelor’s in English from Stillman College and two master’s degrees: one in Publishing from the University of Houston-Victoria and the other in Strategic Communication from Troy University. She is the proud mom of two boys, Jelan (Jay-len) and Isaiah, a diva named Maddie, and two dogs named Macks and Lula. Her favorite color is orange, and her favorite food? Food.