Heather is a local resident of San Bernardino County. She graduated from Chaffey High School, where several of her other family members attended and graduated from. Once she graduated Chaffey High School she left for the shores of La Jolla and attended the University of California, San Diego, where she worked nearly full time and juggled numerous jobs, including a job in the courthouse. She then graduated a quarter early, and prepared herself to leave the West Coast and start law school in New York City. She attended New York Law School, had a two-year internship, was a member of Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity and worked extensively with the Alumni Association. She graduated in 2012 and made her way back to the West Coast, where she is currently a member of the Riverside County Bar Association, San Bernardino County Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Christian Legal Society and a member in good standing with the California and Arizona State Bars.