Vashti Sherrod was born in Filbert, South Carolina and later resided in Washington, DC.  She graduated from Miner Teachers College (now known as the University of the District of Columbia) and attended The Cortez Peters Business College, receiving a diploma for career opportunities in the federal government. 

To pursue her passion for Interior Design, she studied at Montgomery College in Silver Spring, Maryland.  She is currently married and lives in Mitchellville, Maryland.