Erica was born and raised in Bermuda. She attended Harrington Sound Primary School and Warwick Academy (M1-S2). She has always loved sports and was well known for her athletic prowess. However, basketball was always her passion. Due to her drive, discipline, work ethic and support from family and coaches, Erica secured a full athletic scholarship to the world renowned IMG Academy (in Bradenton, Florida) to play basketball and complete her high school studies.