Lakatriona Brunson, popularly known as Bernice of South Beach Tow, is an American actress and athlete.

She was born on May 15, 1977, in Miami, Florida. She graduated from Miami Northwestern High School and attended Tennessee State University.

She used to play basketball during her time at college and also threw the discus and shot put. She guided Florida to win 12 state championships.

Lakatriona also worked as physical education teacher in Earlington Heights Elementary School.

She gained popularity after appearing as Bernice, a tow-truck operator, in the TruTV show, South Beach Tow.

The four seasons of the ‘South Beach Tow’ aired from July 2011 to December 2014. The fourth season ended with a bonus episode, Bernice’s Top 20.

The fifth season of the show is set to air sometime in 2018.

She also teaches American football at Miami Jackson High School. She is Florida’s first ever female football coach.

The fan-favorite tow-truck operator has accumulated a net worth of $250 thousand.