Simone Edwards-Forde was born in St. Kitts. She moved to Montreal with her adoptive family when she was three years old. Simone graduated from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in Rochester, New York. She teaches Deaf adults in the ALSO Deaf Adult Upgrading Program. Simone became an ASL instructor in 2018. She is currently taking a photography class and looks forward to taking more in the future. In her free time, she enjoys photography, camping, travelling and playing games on her iPad.