Denise Tichenor Collins was born in Indianapolis, Indiana and grew up as one of eight children. Denise attended Lincoln University on a full scholarship. She continued to receive recognition for her vocal talent, and eventually took part in the national tour of Mamma Don’t. Denise has been a regular lead singer on the Bobby Jones Gospel Show for 8 years and is currently signed to Destiny Joy Records. Denise uses her personal experiences to touch her audience, sharing with others who have experienced personal losses in their lives. As a performer, Denise makes an instant connection with her audience – with her soulful engaging stage persona and the heartfelt personal testimonies she often shares before performing.