Nikki was raised in Roberts, Montana and is the second youngest of 5 siblings. After graduating from Roberts High School she attended the University of Montana in Missoula. There she received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.
She has worked at various non profits including as a victims advocate at the YWCA women’s shelter of Missoula and as a youth counselor at the Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch of Billings.
Nikki is married to DJ Groshans and they have three children: Ella, Grady and Cora. They have been members of Atonement Lutheran Church for five years and Nikki has been active with youth through work with Sunday school and Vacation Bible School.