Bunni Pounds is a small business owner and former staff member for retiring Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who has endorsed Pounds in her run for Texas' fifth congressional district. Bunni Pounds and her husband have been married for over 20 years and have two adult sons. They are active members of their church and are involved in Christian ministry, including mission trips to the former Communist Nation of Romania. Bunni is a published author of two Bible studies and is a worship songwriter. She has also traveled to Israel and has been an advocate in the Christian Pro-Israel Community.