Deanna Wynne-Watley graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Master of Science degree in nursing.

She received the advanced practice nursing degree for family nurse practitioners in December, according to a news release.

A 1998 graduate of Pine Bluff High School, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and a diploma in nursing in 2004 from the Jefferson School of Nursing at Pine Bluff.

Married to Brandon Watley, the couple has two children, Brandon Watley Jr. and Brooklyn Watley. They reside in Grand Prairie, Texas.