First Lady, Yolonda Singleton, is a native Houstonian and the 4th child of 6 daughters born to the late Superintendent E.J. Walter and District Missionary Lois Walter. A graduate of Prairie View A&M University, she has been teaching for over 25 years and has previously received the honor of “Teacher of the Year”.

Her love of music has been evident for most of her life. She has founded two youth choirs: The Gospel Glee Club and the New Beginnings Youth Choir and has directed many choirs, including the Prairie View A&M University Baptist Student Movement Choir, as well as several church choirs on the district, jurisdictional, and national levels. She faithfully lead the Yell’s Chapel Music Ministry, and now serves as Music Ministry Leader for Victorious Believers Church.