Whitley graduated from Brenau University in 2012 with a Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. At Brenau University Whitley was elected Parliamentarian of the Brenau Occupational Therapy Student Association. Whitley enjoys working with children and helping them engage in their daily lives. Most of her experience is with the adult/geriatric population but she is excited to continue her career in pediatrics where she can continue to grow as a therapist daily. She resides in Cedartown, GA with her husband. In her spare time she enjoys crocheting and adventures with her family.