Tykia was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Since a young age she has had a strong passion for helping people better their lives. She continued this path, by joining the financial industry in 2013 where she has worked a variety of jobs helping people from all walks of life to secure financial security. She has two children and a fiancé that she enjoys spending her free time with. Her personal hobbies include traveling, creative arts, and community-based projects.