Erika is a transplant from Las Vegas, Nevada. She was born in Los Angeles, California and lived there until she turned 21. As a teenager, Erika encountered many obstacles ranging from substance abuse and depression to becoming a single mother at the age of 18.
Erika has dedicated her professional career to assisting individuals that have encountered similar obstacles. She has worked for non-profit organizations for more than a decade. In that time, she has aided in the development of programs that serve individuals with mental and physical disabilities, criminal records, and youth who are considered at-risk.
In her free time, Erika enjoys spending time with her daughter, hiking and traveling