Nikki was raised in Mount Shasta, California. She received her undergraduate degree from San Jose State University in Forensic Chemistry in 2014, and after some time working and traveling decided to pursue physical therapy. She received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and Certificate in Public Health in 2023 from the University of Montana. Shortly after, Nikki joined the Peak Performance team. She believes movement and physical activity are important for all aspects of life and is passionate about helping people restore their functional strength and mobility. When she is not in the clinic Nikki enjoys all things outdoors, especially hiking and running.