Jabarie, a Harvey native, and Lanell, a New Orleans native, met at Crawfish Day in 1999. They were married on October 15, 2005. Lanell graduated in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. Jabarie finished in 2001 with a Bachelor’s of Science in business administration. Jabarie became a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. while at Nicholls, while Lanell became a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Lanell was also on the 2001 Homecoming Court. Jabarie is currently a district manager for Dollar General and Lanell is an assistant professor in Nursing at Southern University and A&M College. Lanell received a MSN from Gonzaga University in 2010 and is currently in the Ph.D. program for Nursing Research. They currently reside in Zachary, and have two children, Nylah (11) and Noah (7).