Rhonda was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She is a military veteran who served her country for 8 years in the United States Coast Guard. Rhonda graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice. She joined the Houston Police Department in 2002 graduating with academy Class 182. She has been assigned to Central Patrol, Westside Patrol, Southeast Jail, Fondren Patrol, Investigative First Responders and is currently assigned to the Internal Affairs Division. Rhonda is an animal lover and an avid Houston Astros fan.