Chantia is a mother of one and a veteran of both the Iraq War and the Cincinnati Police Department. She has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Chantia has earned a Bachelors in Criminal Justice and a Masters in organizational leadership. She has also studied Human Resource Development at Xavier University and African Studies at the University of Cincinnati. Chantia currently serves as a Police Lieutenant for the Youth Services Division the Cincinnati Police Department.
As a soldier and a police officer, Chantia has undergone a tremendous amount of trauma and has learned tools to cope and heal. This experience has led to her founding Self-ish Sistah Studios where she is a transformation coach who helps women to address and overcome their traumatic experiences.