Jaclyn Weldon White was born, raised and has lived all her life in the South. She was a police officer for six years. As a patrolman she investigated street crimes and traffic offenses. She worked for four years as a detective with the same department, investigating murders, sex crimes, burglaries and other offenses. She left police work to take a position as administrator for a large metropolitan Atlanta juvenile court, a position she held for sixteen years.
She is the author of eleven books and numerous articles which have appeared in local and regional magazines. Two of her books have become Mercer Press bestsellers.
White is an avid herb gardener, and designs and crafts her own line of kiln-fired silver jewelry. She also enjoys genealogical research. She has three living children and seven grandchildren. White shares her Hoschton, Georgia, home with three cats, two of which were planned.