Age 19, 14 years in Colorado’s foster care system.
While in care, Tiesha moved between 20 treatment centers, detention centers, and foster homes. After 2 failed adoptions, the third time was a charm. Her 3rd adoption was finalized on August 31, 2009 at age 18. Tiesha graduated from high school with a GPA of a 3.3 in May 2009. She recently graduated from dental school, and plans to go back to school to work with teens or in the criminal justice field. Tiesha is also in the process of writing a book on her life called "Eight Thirty One "O" Nine". Tiesha is an energizer bunny, basketball fanatic, music lover, and a foster kid.