Lakesia Smith-Smart is a Goodman native who has always had a passion for music. She is a sophomore voice major on the Holmes Goodman Campus. She began singing in her church choir at an early age. This sincere passion has followed her throughout her lifetime, for she has traveled extensively performing and entering several musical contests abroad. After finishing high school, she continued indulging in her passion by attending Holmes Community College with a concentration in vocal performance. In 2019, Lakesia opened her own dance school in Lexington named House of Mannassah: Kessey’s Kiss. She continues to grow as an independent artist, sharing her musical talents and gifts with the world.