Collins Pettaway, III was born and raised in Selma, Dallas County, Alabama. He returned home after finishing his 2nd degree at Alabama A&M University to be able to give back to the community. He has spent time educating and encouraging the community to become involved more socially and civically. More importantly, Collins has an unconditional love for the city. He truly believes that Selma is the model city that can influence others. Collins has stated that Selma has a natural beauty that many are not aware of, as does the entire Black Belt area of Southwest Alabama. You can also find him on twitter.