Petra grew up in Othello, WA before attending undergrad at Eastern Washington University where she earned her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science. While at EWU, Petra met her husband and they married soon after graduation. After five years serving with Cru (a faith based organization on college campuses) she returned back to school to complete her Physical Therapist Assistant degree at Spokane Falls Community College.
Petra is a dog mom to two of the sweetest rescue pitbull mutts. She loves a day with a book in a coffee shop or seeking thrills on a theme park coaster.