Aiko is from Orlando, Florida. She attended University of Florida, securing a Bachelors in Microbiology and Nutrition. She later obtained an Osteopathic Medical Degree at Nova Southeastern University, in Ft Lauderdale, Florida. She left the Sunshine State, but continued coastal living, for medical training, at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. Upon completing her general psychiatry residency, she moved to the Queen City for her career pursuits, and has been practicing psychiatry for 8 years. She has been a member of Mecklenburg County Young Republicans before joining the newly formed Uptown Charlotte Republican Women. She enjoys being with friends, has appreciation for animals, arts, mountains and other scenic landscapes. She hopes to contribute to her local community with a positive impact.