Collins is the daughter of the late Jack and Joan Collins. She is a 1997 Graduate of Fort Scott High School and attended Friends University. She is currently employed as a human services specialist with SRS of Kansas.
Epps is the son of David and Carolyn Epps. He is a 1997 graduate of Jayhawk Linn High School and Pittsburg State University. He is employed by Fort Scott High School as a world history and psychology teacher/ head football coach/ head track coach.