Sam was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She and her husband, Robert, both have served in the Air Force. They have a daughter named Chloe and love to go camping and hiking together. She’s been in martial arts for over 20 years and is a 5th degree black belt! She says the most rewarding part of being a martial artist is teaching and inspiring children. Recently, she has picked up the hobby of beekeeping. She finds honey bees fascinating and can talk about them for hours. She enjoys working in orthodontics because she gets to build a good rapport with patients and she loves working with kids.