Jamie Sullivan was born and raised in the rural community of Sparta, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband of 21 years, John, and their son, Jace, who is 16 years old. Jace is a sophomore at Highland Rim Academy in Cookeville, Tennessee, where he has attended since Kindergarten. Jamie graduated from Tennessee Tech University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. Jamie has enjoyed teaching for twelve years; seven of those at Highland Rim Academy in the second and third grades. Jamie also enjoys calligraphy, knitting, baking, gardening, and being at home.