Coach Dinkins graduated from Rutland High School where she played basketball for the mighty Hurricanes. She attended Macon State College and received a dual degree in Early Childhood and Special Education. Dinkins continued her education at Georgia College and State University receiving her master's in early childhood education. Her coaching career commenced during the inaugural year of basketball at ACE. Her motto for her students is, "Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars." This concept applies to basketball as well!
She and her husband have 2 children, Sha'Niyah and Je'Corey.