Ashley grew up in Hallock, Minnesota, and graduated from Kittson Central Public School in 2012. She attended college at the University of North Dakota and earned her B.A. in communication with minors in nutrition and leadership. After college she moved to Fargo, North Dakota, and began working at Hill Law Office in 2018. When not at work, Ashley enjoys working out, running, biking and spending time with her family, especially her husband and her dog, Daisy May.