Tia LaBree Deas was born on July 27, 1992, in Orangeburg, South Carolina. She grew up in Stone Mountain, Georgia, and Cocoa, Florida, before settling in Norfolk, Virginia. She graduated Cum Laude from Norfolk State in 2016 with a Bachelors of Arts in English Literature and recently obtained her Masters of Arts in Teaching English in December of 2018. She is the mother to a handsome son named Tristan Deas (pictured below).
Tia currently teaches 8th grade English Language Arts for Chesapeake Public Schools, while also pursuing her book writing dreams. Tia is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, and Order of Eastern Star. She has a desire to “change people’s perceptions of themselves, one student or reader at a time”. Tia is passionate about bringing about change in her community and the world.
She has many inspirations but her son and her students inspire her to be the best example of a human being that God is molding her to be. In her spare time, Tia enjoys reading, making positive impact, and traveling the world.
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