Kandace Harris is a native of Montgomery, Alabama, where she graduated from one of the consistently top-ranking high schools in the United States, Loveless Academic Magnet Program (LAMP). She attended school in Nashville, Tennessee where she earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Lipscomb University and Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Fisk University, summa cum laude.
As an undergraduate, Kandace Harris worked three years as a resident assistant at Fisk University, where she provided mentoring support to dormitory residents and enriched the college experience for students by providing social, physical, and life learning lessons in the form of monthly programming and event planning. She was also elected by her peers to serve in the role as Miss Fisk University 2009-2010 as a campus ambassador.
Kandace Harris is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Her volunteer and community involvements include serving as junior board member of the YWCA, Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee, Buena Vista Elementary community partnership, and teaching financial literacy classes. Kandace is passionate about community service. She lives by her personal mantra- True success can only be measured by how much of it was used to help others.