Ericka was born and raised in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Make up first sparked her attention in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. She attended the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and received her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology. While studying in Baltimore, her passion for make up blossomed. She then moved to Los Angeles, California to attend the Make Up Designory for make up artistry to follow her passion. She graduated from the Make Up Designory in Burbank, California. She has worked on a range of photo shoots, both in a studio and on location. She hopes to continue to hone her craft and work in both television and film. She also hopes to work with clients with special occasions.