Trisha Yearwood was born on September 19, 1964

in Monticello, Georgia, the daughter of 

schoolteacher Gwendolyn Yarwood 

local banker Jack Howard Yarwood. From an early age

He had a passion for music and participated

in various concerts organized by his school

community. These included talent shows, church events

concerts After graduating from high school

Yearwood studied at Young Harris College for

two years, earning an associate's degree in business

He then attended the University of Georgia

for a semester before leaving

After Woodwood moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1985

He attended Belmont College and earned a degree in music

Trisha Yarwood's ancestors came to

North America from England during the colonial period