Kiera graduated from California State University at Northridge with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. She has provided academic support for college students with Autism Spectrum Disorder, is a former aquatic therapist, and is a certified yoga instructor. She is the co-founder of Surf the Spectrum, which promotes mental health and self-determination through the development of gross motor skills. When not working with students, Kiera enjoys staying active through swimming, surfing, and yoga. She is from Northern California and visits her family there as much as possible.