Emma graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2000, where she met her husband. After living near Charlotte for 5 years, she decided to give up the good life and return home, to join the family business. In 2007, Emma started working at Carolina Eye Prosthetics, handling the insurance claims and scheduling. Emma is now in year 3 of her apprenticeship as an ocularist. She is still married and has an angry teenage daughter and two, sweet, yet violent boys at home.