Hankins, a native of North Carolina, became a member of Zeta through the Lambda Mu Chapter at East Carolina University (ECU) in 1991. She recently reclaimed with Eta Phi Zeta in 2014 and currently resides in Durham, NC.
Hankins earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with a minor in Political Science from ECU. Post-graduation, she worked seven and a half years in the field of journalism.
She is the author of SBF Seeking and K-Rho: The Sweet Taste of Sisterhood. LaToya works for the State of North Carolina.