Deborah Bryant has dedicated her professional and personal life to caring for those around her. She has worked tirelessly through her H.O.M.E. (Healthcare, Outdoors, Mansion/Military, and Education) platform to improve the quality of life for Mississippians of all ages. In 2014, Deborah traveled the entire state as part of her “Read Across Mississippi” program. She read to students in all 82 counties to promote literacy and bring attention to reading disabilities.
In May of 2016, William Carey University awarded Mrs. Bryant an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree in recognition of her tireless efforts in promoting literacy and her volunteer work following natural disasters throughout the state.
Deborah and her husband, Governor Phil Bryant, have two grown children: Katie and Patrick.