Originally from New Bern, North Carolina, Julia attended North Carolina State University and earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering. She and her husband Brian have lived in several locations, including the United Kingdom, but they have called the Wake Forest area home since 2006.
Julia likes to spend time with her husband and their three kids when not working. She also enjoys reading, sewing, and testing new recipes. She and her family are members of Lifepointe Church in Wake Forest.