She was born on November 19th 1991 in Greenville, South Carolina and she was raised in Stafford, Texas. Santia is a former Track and Field collegiate athlete in Texas A&M University and she received her fitness certification from the American Aerobic Association International (AAAI). Deck played flag football before she joined the Atlanta Steam of the Ladies Football League (LFL). She also tried out for the rugby US Olympic team for Tokyo’s Olympic Games but withdrew after an injury. Although, she made history by becoming the highest-paid woman to play professional football and signing a multi-million-dollar deal with the Women’s Football League Association’s (WFLA) Los Angeles Fames. Santia Deck is also a published author, fitness model, TV personality, Social Media Consultant, Public Speaker, and a TV host. She has launched her “The Queen of Abs” brand in 2013, for self-designed workout programs and she is the first female athlete who owns a sneaker shoe company, named “Tronus”.