Ms Hurst was born and grew up in London, before moving to Birmingham to complete her Bachelor of Music Degree at the University of Birmingham. During her undergraduate degree, she participated in many musical ensembles, before training to become a teacher and help children to learn. Ms Hurst completed her PGDipEd at the University of Birmingham and has since worked in an independent school in Birmingham.
Throughout the course of her education and work life, Ms Hurst continued to pursue her passion for Taekwondo, competing, teaching and reaching her 2nd Dan Black Belt, as well as her other hobbies (music, photography and baking). She is excited about moving to Slovenia and being able to enjoy all that the country has to offer.