Vernessa Bell Hinnant is from Raleigh North Carolina, raised in Selma North Carolina. Being A Former Women’s Basketball Player, she became on the First All- Conference team in 2009-2012, 2010 Glaxo First Team All-Conference, and Greater Neuse Player of the Year in 2012. She Graduated from Clayton High School with the class of 2012. Attending Miami Dade College, she became a Junior college All- American. Hinnant receives her Associates of Arts degree in Communication Studies. She Attends Appalachian State University and Transferred into Fayetteville State University. She finishes her College Basketball and Academic Career at Fayetteville State University with the highest individual GPA 3.6, Female Athlete of the Year, CIAA All- Conference First team, and Fayetteville State University Most Valuable Player in the year of 2016. 2017-2018 she became a mentor, a life Coach, and an assistant Coach for Clayton High School Women’s Basketball.