DeLora grew up in a small town near Chicago, Illinois. She completed her Associates in Arts degree at St. Petersburg Junior College, now St. Petersburg College, majoring in Early Childhood Education. She also acquired a Florida Child Care and Education Director Credential with VPK Endorsement in 2004. She has taught children 2 years old through 5 years old, Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten and Special Needs. DeLora has worked in public schools, private schools, and corporate schools but finds that a “church school” is where she feels most comfortable. DeLora is married to a Florida native that works for Delta Airlines out of Atlanta, Georgia. They have been married for 35 years and have been blessed with two of the most wonderful sons God put on this earth.