Tahjai Renee Ward was born May 16, 1993, in Washington, DC to LaTasha R. Ward and Henry C. Frazier III. She was raised in Prince George's county. At an early age of five, Tahjai loved to dance and joined the Jericho City of Praise dance ministry. Tahjai attended Jericho Christian Academy until the 7th grade. She entered Prince Geoge’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) in the 8th grade and attended Benjamin Tasker Middle School. She graduated from Bowie High School in 2011 where she was a part of Future Business Leaders of America and the Student Government Association (SGA).
After graduating from Bowie, Tahjai went to Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina where her major was International Business. At Bennett, Tahjai was a part of the liturgical dance ministry. After completing her first year in college, Tahjai became extremely ill and had to undergo several surgical procedures to remove a tumor located in her brain. That area of the brain-controlled her swallowing, speech, balance, and coordination. Tahjai had to sit out several years for intense rehabilitation and therapy.
Tahjai relearned everything that most people would take for granted daily. Tahjai path changed with that life-changing experience Tahjai has completed and earned her Bachelor of Science at Bowie State University with a major in Child and Adolescents Study.