Dr. Janelle C. Simmons was born in the Bronx and raised in Flushing, Queens. She started traveling at the young age of 9 and never stopped. She has earned five degrees and is working on her sixth now with a new inception to law school coming soon.
Currently, she is a Educational and a Business Consultant. She is beginning a museum called the Simmons Museum of Music a.k.a The International Music Museum with the hope of establishing a museum that stands as a beacon of education in regards to "everything" music. She also hopes to see people have a further appreciation of music and knowledge of how it is delivered to the masses.