Born and raised in Orange County, California, Kierra moved to Oregon to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and minor in Planning, Public Policy and Management with the University of Oregon. After completing a 5 year program in the short span of four years, she graduated in June of 2019 and moved to Santa Rosa to begin career development with Hedgpeth Architects. She has been working with this office for two years, and has experience in multi-family affordable housing, and custom residential projects. With Hedgpeth, she is working to develop skills in Autodesk Revit to a professional level and is continuing to work in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. She is passionate about finding sustainable and economic solutions to building that are both beautiful and practical while also developing professional skills to later gain an architectural license for the State of California and LEED Associate Certification.