Desiree Lavern Ivery was born on April 13 at 3:56 p.m. to Octavia Walthour and Derrick Ivery of Hinesville. She was born at Liberty Regional Medical Center. Her maternal grandparents are Debra Jones and Genna Miller of Hinesville. Her paternal grandparents are Caraylon Ivery and Genna Ivery Sr. of Hinesville. She is welcomed by her sister, Destinee Poiter, and brother, Jah'ree Douglas.