Susie Hawk grew up in Texas and has a degree in Anthropology from the University of Texas at Arlington. She lived in Virginia, where she worked as a preschool teacher at a school for gifted children, before moving to South Carolina in 2010.
She is married to a USC professor and they have 2 sons and 2 spoiled cats. Her oldest son, Aaron, graduated from Glenforest in 2017. Susie enjoys cooking, writing a food blog, and going to see live music.