Ashleigh Obrist is the daughter of Kent Obrist, an agent at Woods Brothers – Country Club, and Chris Obrist. She graduated from Lincoln Southeast High School in 2011.
Ashleigh was captain of the cheerleading squad at Southeast. She also participated in Care Club, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Kids Against Hunger and competition cheer squad. In 2010 she was chosen to attend the St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center summer camp program.
Ashleigh was offered academic and cheerleading scholarships to the University of St. Mary in Lawrence, KS. She is attending Southeast Community College as a pre-nursing major.