Elizabeth was born in Florida and raised in Georgia. While attending Stetson University, she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She also completed her Master of Education Degree in counselor Education at the University of North Florida. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has earned certifications in substance abuse prevention, and was the senior counselor in the Kid Power programin conjunction with the Nassau County Schools for nearly ten years. Mrs. Cherry is married, a member of First Baptist Church, and her two daughters attend FBCA.