Debbie Cole is a native of Lexington, Ky. Married for 22 years to John Cole. They have two children. Jazz and Jermaine. Outside her job with Metlife Dental. She is the founder and Vice President of the African American Forum,Inc. A non profit organization that her and husband run together. Founded in 1994. The 2 major fundraiser events that is most popular around the state and beyond. The African American Ball and the Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest. Debbie strongly believes "if its not prayed over, it might not go over"