Emilee was born and raised in Sparta, Tennessee. A lifelong Tennessee Volunteers fan, she earned her degree in Recreation and Sports Management, with a concentration in Sports Management from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. During her time there, she served as a board member of the Partners in Sports student organization for sport management majors, where her role was to develop and maintain relationships with sports programs around the country to help students obtain internships and post-graduate careers. Upon graduation in 2019, Emilee attended the University of Georgia where she served as a Graduate Assistant for the Competitive Sports Program.
Following graduation from UGA, Emilee served as the Recreational Sports Coordinator at the University of Wyoming for 2 years before joining the Intramural Sports and RWC team at UCF in the Fall of 2023. She currently serves as the co-coordinator for NIRSA Region 5 Soccer. In her free time, she officiates high school football, basketball, and softball.