Ashley was born and raised in Lancaster, California in a military family. In 2003 her family moved to Concord North Carolina. She graduated high school in 2007 and moved to Wilmington North Carolina. While living in Wilmington she attended Cape Fear Community College. In 2012 she graduated with an Associate in Arts and transferred to East Carolina University. In 2014 she graduated with a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Photography. She has a passion for the arts and attention to details. While attending East Carolina she met her husband Chris who is a Pitt County native. They have two little boys Ezra and Grayson, who keep them on their toes. In her spare time, she enjoys film photography, antique shopping, interior decorating, and watching Duke Basketball. After graduating from ECU she worked in banking for several years before deciding to pursue real estate.