Mildred May Parker is a 27-year-old kitchen assistant who enjoys going to the movies, eating out and stealing candy from babies. She is giving and entertaining, but can also be very unstable and a bit violent.
She is addicted to coffee, something which her friend Norah Gloria Phillips pointed out when she was 15. The problem intensified in 2010. In 2011, Mildred lost her job as a health centre receptionist as a result of her addiction.
She is an American Muslim who defines herself as asexual. She didn't finish school.
Physically, Mildred is slightly overweight but otherwise in good shape. She is tall with walnut skin, black hair and black eyes. She has a lazy eye.
She grew up in a working class neighbourhood. Having never really known her parents, she was raised in a series of foster homes.
Mildred's best friend is a kitchen assistant called Norah Phillips. They are inseparable. She also hangs around with Jaime Wallace and Jill Carroll. They enjoy attending museums together.