Amber Idol was born in Washington, North Carolina, where she lived until her family relocated to Wilmington, NC when she was eight years old. She received her Bachelor of Science in Design with a concentration in Architectural Technology from East Carolina University. Amber did not realize her passion for creativity until attending her first drafting class during her sophomore year at ECU, making the decision to change her major. During high school, Amber became a certified nursing assistant and applies those skills at MHAworks while working on ADA accessibility projects. Amber enjoys ECU tailgating, concerts, and spending time with her three siblings.