Dorene Johnson-Mellon is a of Arkansas State University at Beebe. She works as a paraprofessional, in the White County School District. She enjoys writing children’s books, reading, and cooking her family's famous BBQ’s and BBQ sauces.
Dorene lives in Beebe, Arkansas with her husband, Robert, and two sons, Jarvis and Breeze. She is also blessed with three beautiful grandchildren.