Date of Birth 19 November 1974, Jackson, MS USA Birth Name Nakita Nicole Nelson Nickname Kita ? ? Height 5' 7' Mini Biography Born Nakita Nicole Nelson in Jackson, Mississippi, on November 19, 1974, Kita was raised in Jackson the youngest of four beautiful, brilliant, and blessed girls. She graduated from Callaway High School at age 16 in the hopes of one day becoming a high school band director. She attended and graduated from Alabama State University located in Montgomery, Alabama with both a bachelors and a master's degree in Music Education. Kita got into music at the early age of five after singing her first solo at Morning Star Baptist Church were her father was the pastor until his death from cancer. Kita always refers to her mother as her biggest fan. Music has paved a way for Kita through singing with various choirs, and groups, and now as a solo artist. Some of Kita's most memorable performances were: Performing for the Jackson Gospel Show Case, Praise in The Park, (Jackson, MS) and surprising her father with a solo tribute of "To God Be the Glory" for one of his pastoral anniversaries. Music also helped guide her into her ministry of praise and worship. Although, Kita is an educator with emphasis in instrumental and vocal music, her personal passion remains in singing praises to God. Kita's greatest desire for her music would be for everyone to receive a message and have an immediate response to the power of God's will for our lives. Outside of the ministry Kita has a handsome two year old son named McKinley and he has given her a greater value of life. Everyday is new to him and Kita has taken that view and uses it with each adventure in her music career.