Alana Barnett graduated from high school at Hamilton County High in Florida in 1992. She attended North Florida Community College on a musical scholarship, where she performed with the Sentinel Singers.
Alana married and moved to Texas in 1996, she lived there for nine years. While in Texas she started her career in retail management. Throughout her career she also worked in childcare. She moved to Tennessee in 2004 and worked as a Preschool teacher for eight years.
In 2008 she started her photography business, AB Photography. She specializes in natural light family sessions.
Alana joined Cumberland in the fall of 2019. She is currently the Postmaster for the college.
She resides in Mt. Juliet with her husband and three children. Alana enjoys spending time with friends and family. Her favorite place to visit is the beach. Her hobbies include photography, singing, painting, hiking, traveling, and scrapbooking.