Erika was born in Tinley Park, Illinois and moved to Cape Coral at seven years old. She has always been a huge animal lover and dogs were always in the family growing up. Erika is currently attending Penn Foster Career School for her Veterinary Technician degree. Her favorite hobbies are boating, fishing, going to the beach, and spending time with family and friends. Erika also enjoys spending time with her Grandfather’s photogenic Chocolate Lab, Bosco.