Hometown: Walls, MS

Certification Level: Rescue

How long have you been diving?: 10 years

What inspired you to begin diving?: I have always loved the ocean and wanted to get certified. I was always busy with work and never did, until my boyfriend came home one day and said “You start class next week. Start Reading!” The best thing ever!

Favorite Local Dive Site: The Duane

What is your diving advice?  Never get too comfortable. Always be prepared for what can go wrong.  Never panic, and if you don’t feel like diving, do not let your buddy or anyone else convince you to do so.  You are responsible for you.