Ghandia Johnson was born and raised in San Francisco, California, where she attended El Camino High School. She then attended City College in San Francisco before moving to Los Angeles and, subsequently, Nashville, Tennessee. She eventually settled in Colorado, where she attended City College in Denver.
Ghandia is currently employed as an accredited legal secretary and owns a beauty salon with her husband, Sly. She previously worked as a receptionist, telemarketer and as a cashier/fry cook. She enjoys long distance running, kickboxing and karate. Her favorite spectator sport is football. She describes herself as hard working, strong, smart, open minded, honest and sincere. She is a fan of Latin music, specifically Cumbia and Merenge rhythms. Her hero is her stepfather, whom she credits with teaching her unconditional love. She hopes to follow his example with her husband's son, Sylvester, Jr. Her perfect day would be on a Caribbean beach with her husband and children.
Ghandia and her husband currently live in Denver, Colorado, with their two children, Samson (3) and Savion (1). She is a member of NALS, the association for legal professionals. Her birth date is January 3, 1969.