Nina Simone grew up in Virginia Beach at and is a graduate from Norfolk Christian High School,  d The College of William and Mary and Union Presbyterian Seminary.  An enthusiastic Williamsburg local, she currently works in digital higher education, volunteers in preschool spiritual formation has been a contributor to The Presbyterian Outlook Magazine in the areas of spiritual formation, faith practices and church curriculum. She is a member and volunteer at Williamsburg Community Chapel, PTA enthusiast, the wife of Travis, and mother of Sophia, Olivia, Leila and Ruthie. Simone-019-color-web4-640x426