Shameeka Gray-McAllister is a United States Army Combat Veteran. She was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica. She migrated to the United States at the age of 13, after a year she then moved to Nottingham, England and resided for 3 years. She returned to the United States where she completed the 12th grade and graduated high school in Stamford, Connecticut. She completed her Associates degree at Hesser College in Manchester NH. After completing her associate’s degree she joined the United States Army. During her enlistment she completed two deployments. Her first deployment to Kuwait 2003-2004, followed by her second deployment to Iraq in January – December 2005. After leaving the United States Army with the rank of Sergeant, she enrolled in University of Phoenix where she completed her Bachelor degree in Business Administration and her Master’s degree in Business Management. She is now married to Frankie McAllister and lives in Charlotte, NC with their two beautiful children Malachi and Mackenzie.