Elesa Zimmerly was born and raised in the close knit community of LaBelle, FL. Elesa has been a singer since she was four, playing piano since age six and leading worship since she was sixteen. At the age of six, her parents led her to the Lord and Elesa accepted Christ as her Savior. Since then, Elesa has been in various ministries in the church including VBS, worship bands, dance team, mime, drama, choirs, outreach, prayer teams, Sunday school, and youth ministry.

From 2011 to 2012, Elesa attended Forerunner Music Academy at IHOP-KC, where she earned a certificate in Prophetic Worship. She now serves as a worship leader at Life Ministries Church. Her desire is to minister to the Lord's heart and to love and serve others. Elesa is mainly influenced by worship leaders such as Rick Pino, Misty Edwards, Will Reagan, and Matt Redman.