Born and raised in the Inglewood Community on Chicago's south side, Serenity Evans began singing and writing songs at a young age.Her parents often played different styles of music and encouraged her to be creative. They enrolled her at the Boulevard Arts Center where she was taught to tap-dance by world renowned choreographer, Jimmy Payne. She also learned ballet and African dancing (the Katherine Dunham Technique) from modern dancer, Gheri Williams. She went on to take piano, drum, and flute lessons. At the tender age of 4, her mother noticed her interest in singing when she walked in on Serenity belting out verses from Michael Jackson's "Man in the Mirror." Her parents cultivated her love of music by buying her a piano and she’s been singing and playing the keyboard ever since. She sang in churches, plays, and talent shows and started recording in people's houses and basements. At the age of fifteen, Serenity and two friends formed a female rap trio called T-Sko. After making a few songs, her friends lost interest so Serenity decided to go solo and work on her own material. Inspired by late greats like Aaliyah and Michael Jackson, she began honing her craft and finding herself. She says, “I always wanted to be a singer but I just had to believe in myself." Her junior and senior year of high school, she worked during the summer singing in Mayor Daley’s Kid start Summer Choir where she performed at various schools and park districts. She also briefly joined a gospel group called “Elliott Bell and the New Levites” and began singing at churches and events around Chicago.She graduated from college during the recession with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and a minor in Music. Unable to find a job, Serenity decided to devote her time to becoming an artist and worked with various independent labels.While she was in between labels, she was stumbled upon by JHitzMusic who helped to cultivate her new sound and boost her confidence. She went on to record her first EP which boasts new styles of Hip-Hop/R&B and POP.She says, "It was like he shared my vision, and everything that I wanted to accomplish."