Cheryl J. McCullough is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina. She is the mother of two adult sons and an avid sports fan; football, basketball and tennis are her favorite sports. Attending the finals of every major sporting event is on her bucket list.McCullough is a graduate of Livingstone College and Pfeiffer University, and spent much of her professional career in higher education administration. A licensed and ordained Minister at Life Center International in Charlotte, she is active in the ministry and enjoys reading and traveling. Cheryl has traveled extensively through the United States, traveled to countries in Europe and the Caribbean. An active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., she volunteers with many community projects.