Jerushia McDonald Hylton and Suzilene McDonald grew up on Las Vegas' Westside. It was a family of five children with entrepreneurial parents who worked hard to provide for their family. Dad was also a highly regarded saxophone player in the community. The musical talent ran in the family, as did beauty. Both Jerushia and Suzilene enjoyed life as entertainers and also as successful fashion models in magazines and catalogues. Their careers took them to the far reaches of the world and introduced them to a celebrity-studded experience. In recent years Jerushia founded the Hands of Comfort Foundation in Las Vegas, which involves Suzi and other family members. Hands of Comfort's mission is to assist those dealing with trauma or crisis in their lives.