Vernisha Crawford was born and raised in Gastonia, NC, where she resided with her two parents, her five brothers and 4 sisters. She is a first-generation college graduate from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology and of Grand Canyon University with a Master of Science Degree in Leadership. She has also earned her certification as a professional life coach.
Vernisha has accumulated over 8 years of corporate training and management experience and has over 6 years of experience as a pageant coach.
Vernisha serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Bringing You Excellence (B.Y.E.,LLC) and CEO of V Coaching Services, LLC . She is the former Ms. Black Charlotte NC USA 2017, where she is responsible for carrying out her platform to engage young women to live a more fulfilling life. Vernisha is now pursuing her PhD in General Psychology.