Mrs. Shanika Lee is a native of Jackson, MS and a proud Lanier graduate of 1997. She attended Jackson State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology in 2001. She then pursued and received her Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Mississippi College in 2003. Mrs. Lee has worked in the field of mental health for over 17 years. She currently works as a Mental Health Therapist at Mississippi State Hospital.
Mrs. Lee has an extensive dance career which stems back to Brinkley Middle School Drill Team. She was also a four year member of the Lanier High School Rangerettes, serving as captain her senior year. In addition, Mrs. Lee was a Prancing J-Sette at Jackson State University and also danced for the Jackson Rage Basketball Team. From 2001-2006, she instructed the Jackson Jewels Dance Team. Currently, Mrs. Lee is the executive director of the Purple Diamonds Dance Team and the owner of Diamond Dance Company in Jackson, MS.
Mrs. Lee is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is also the proud wife of Leroy Lee. They have 3 sons, Samuel, Leroy II, and Johnathan.