Actor and aspiring singer, Joanne Desir was born and raised in Vero Beach, Florida from Haitian parents who traveled from Haiti to the states to find a better life for their family. She is the fifth out of six siblings. She originally majored in Health Service Administration and got a degree but later moved to New York to pursue and study acting. She previously was apart of plays at the University of Central Florida, she was also apart of Barbizon where she has won countless awards for competitions. She's been featured in her home town's new spread where she is modeling a clothing line from Ishakabibbles. Joanne studied at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts where she has trained with Jay Goldenberg, Ruth Nerken and many others. During her training, she was often chosen for roles in August Wilson plays. Joanne is currently working on writing her own sitcom series.