Ashley received her B.A. in Psychology from University of Illinois, Chicago in 2011. During this time, she participated in the Army ROTC program and commissioned in December 2011. She earned her Juris Doctorate Degree from Northern Illinois University in December 2018. Ashley is a Captain in the Illinois Army National Guard where she serves as a Platoon Trainer for the Officer Candidate School in Springfield, IL. Ashley volunteers with the Minority Legal Education Resources program in which provides tutoring serves to minority students studying for the Bar Exam. She is currently a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois State Bar Association and Women’s Bar Association.