Ashley was born in Washington, North Carolina and raised in Miami, Florida. She joined Educate Tomorrow in 2012 and has been working as a program assistant since 2013. She completed her Associates Degree from Miami Dade College in May of 2015 and her Bachelor's Degree from Florida International University in Criminal Justice with Magna Cum Lauda in December 2017. Ashley is a proud member of Phi Beta Kappa Eplison of Florida Chapter from Florida International University. She has a daughter, Damaya.