Toneia came to CCM from Memphis, Tennessee, home of such musical luminaries as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Isaac Hayes, and Justin Timberlake. After studying in our associate degree program with CCM voice mentors Oren Waters and Philip Ingram, she landed a dream-come-true gig as backup singer for The Jackson 5. Toneia continues to reside in Southern California, where she works as a session vocalist and backup singer.