Shemika Wardlaw is a native of Anderson, SC. She began studying acting as a freshman in high school. Her studies continued at Coker College in Hartsville, SC, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree. Shemika’s senior thesis was a compilation of plays, stories, books, and real-life experiences compiled as a one-woman show titled Misunderstood. In 2021, Shemika performed a small snippet of Misunderstood with JAG Productions Radio Plays on Clubhouse. She has acted in stage plays with Dreamcatcher Productions in Atlanta, GA, where she currently resides. Shemika continues her journey as an actress by crossing over to television and film.