Whitney grew up in the small town of Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She then stayed in state for undergraduate, studying Spanish and Political Science at the University of Michigan. During her 1L summer, Whitney worked as a research assistant for Professor Venter, where she examined opinions written by Justice Ginsburg. Last summer, Whitney was a summer associate at Foley and Lardner in Washington D.C. Whitney will be returning to Foley following graduation. A fun fact about Whitney is that she has been to 16 Taylor Swift concerts.