Samantha is a Martin County native and graduate of South Fork High School’s International Baccalaureate Program. She holds a Bachelor's degree with Magna Cum Laude Honors and a Masters degree in Health Education and Behavior from the University of Florida in addition to an undergraduate concentration in dance. As a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), Samantha has provided reproductive health education in schools and childbirth education in birth centers, executed worksite wellness programs, served the State of Florida as a Program Manager with the Florida Department of Health, and emotionally and physically supported women during childbirth as a birth doula.