Jamie Bryant was born in the small town of Richlands, Virginia. She and her husband Dennis have three grown children and nine grandchildren and currently reside in Texas.
Jamie worked as a Certified Childcare Provider for eighteen years, caring for over one hundred children. The last ten years she spent in the Senior Healthcare Industry as Sales and Marketing Director and Executive Director. She published a collection of short stories about her life growing up in Virginia, titled 'Fish Guts and Other Bedtime Stories' in 2002.