Tenise is a native from Milwaukee,Wi. She received her B.A. In Political Science from Tennessee State University. Most of her young adult life was spent in Nashville, TN, but she recently returned to Milwaukee with her family. As a child, Tenise was heavily involved in programs with similar values to Little Bakers. As an adult, her love for such programs influenced her decision to put her full support behind the Little Bakers Association. She understands how vital it is for children to have a bridge to discover, communicate and execute goals in life.