Ceslie is Partnership Director to the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools and Kansas City Public Schools. She was born and raised in Kansas City, MO, and is a product of the Kansas City Public Schools system, where she attended elementary, middle and two years of high school at Southeast High School. She then moved to Kansas City, KS, where she graduated from F.L. Schlagle High School. Ceslie holds degrees in Business and in Respiratory Therapy and has been in the medical field for 15+ years. Ceslie has been married to Dr. Mike Reeves, Sr., Pastor of New Direction Church, for 22 years, and together they have served for 10+ years in multiple areas of ministry. They have two children: Mika, who is working towards her degree in Nursing, and Mike Jr., a high school student.