Amanda is from Hendersonville, Tennessee. She has been a native Middle Tennessean her entire life. Amanda studied at Volunteer State Community College from 2002 to 2003, where she earned her associates degree in communications. She earned her degree in philosophy at Middle Tennessee State University in 2006. Amanda earned her Juris Doctorate from The Nashville School of Law. She is licensed to practice in the state of Tennessee. She went to law school with the intention of learning the procedures of the legal system in her hometown, specifically to protect her family, friends, and loved ones.