Darlene is the third of five children born to Deaf parents. She grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana but has lived in Denver for 43 years and loves it here. She considers American Sign Language her first/native language and cherishes the Deaf community. She is married, has two children and three grandchildren. Darlene's passion is to deliver outstanding interpreting services and to ensure that conceptually accurate signs are used at all times. Growth and continual learning are part of her basic beliefs in order to maintain and improve her skills.