Rosetta Hayes Johnson grew up in rural Manning, South Carolina. The daughter of sharecroppers James and Lucy Hayes, she is the sixth of fourteen children and the first of her siblings to receive a college degree. She received a bachelor’s degree from Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina, a master’s degree in business education from the University of South Carolina, and a master’s degree in management from Webster University in Columbia. Rosetta retired from a career in state government and is currently employed as an adjunct professor at the Columbia campus of South University. She will soon complete her seventh year in Bible study fellowship and plans to spend more time writing and traveling. Her first book, titled Inspirational Notes of Wisdom, was published in 1996. From Your Servant’s Heart expresses in poetry her love and commitment to living a Christian life. Rosetta and her husband, Carl, reside in Blythewood, South Carolina, and have two daughters, Carla Renee and Candace Michele.