Marquita was born in Valdosta, GA and spent the majority of her childhood abroad in Japan and Korea. While studying at Valdosta State University she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in History with a minor in Legal Assistant Studies, and also obtained a Master’s Degree from Keiser University in Criminal Justice. She has interned at the District Attorney’s Office in Valdosta, GA and also at the Navy Legal Service Office in Yokosuka, Japan. The legal field has always been of great interest to Marquita, and with 5+ years of personal injury experience, it has truly become a passion of hers. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her 3 children and spouse, and new to the Tampa area, she enjoys exploring all the new experiences the area has to offer.