A. Celeste was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas. As a child, she developed a love for writing, while attending Howard Elementary School and spent countless hours reading, in the Fort Smith Public Library, especially during the summer reading program. A. Celeste has a B.S. in Psychology, an M.B.A. in Organizational Psychology and Development, and decades of experience in mental health and public health. Her life centers around helping, encouraging, inspiring, serving, and connecting with others. In addition to writing, her passions include God, family, friends, fashion, fitness, sports, shopping, and chocolate! A. Celeste lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area with her son, JaColby.