Canen Jax Simmons was born to Donna White and Greg Simmons of Newton on April 24, 2013. Canen was welcomed by siblings Faythe Weldon, 9, Autymne Simmons, 8, and Alissa Simmons, 5. Grandparents are Nancy White of Kellogg, Kenneth White of Newton and Melissa and Roger Woods of Knoxville. Great-grandparents are Deloris and Gary Petersen of Mt. Vernon, Donald Binegar of Newton and Kenneth and Iletha Simmons of Knoxville.