Amanda was born and raised in Southern California. She has a background in early childhood development and a B.A. in Human Development. Amanda has taught in Christian and private schools. She has always enjoyed working with the youngest members of the church, and has spent many summers volunteering at VBS. Amanda enjoys walking and listening to audiobooks. She also enjoys volunteering at her daughter's school. Amanda is married to Billy and they have 1 daughter, Hazel, who keeps them very busy.