Lakeia received her Associates degree in Dental Hygiene from Community College of Philadelphia and her Master of Science in Dental Hygiene and Public Health from the University of Bridgeport. She has been a Registered Dental Hygienist for over 13 years. She received her license to administer local anesthesia in 2012 and her certification as a public health dental hygiene practitioner in 2015. Throughout her career, she has enjoyed attending continuing education courses to keep abreast of the evolving role of the Dental Hygienist. Her hobbies include attending religious classes, spending time with family, and eating sushi. She is a member of the American Dental Hygiene Association.