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), CEO of V Coaching Services, LLC and Board Chair of Generation of Excellence(501c3). 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.