Levy G'waine Collins is a native of New Iberia, Louisiana. He attended high school and graduated from New Iberia Senior High. Mr. Collins furthered his studies at Southern University of Baton Rouge before transferring to the University of Louisiana, where he completed his bachelor's degree. Levy is the father of three children. He is currently residing in Houston, Texas, with his wife, Kimberly. Levy began writing while he was teaching social studies at Harris County Juvenile Bootcamp. He was inspired to begin writing by the time he spent with his students, learning their different backgrounds.