Persia is a Dallas native, born and raised in Plano, Texas. After graduating from high school, she went on to attend the University of Texas at Austin and fulfilled her dream of becoming a Longhorn. There, she double majored in History and Sociology and earned her Bachelor of Arts from UT in 2012. She then went on to attend law school at St. Mary’s University School of Law in San Antonio, Texas. Persia passed the Texas bar exam in 2016 and began practicing soon after. In 2017, she was admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas as well. In 2020, she made the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for the first time and was again selected as a recipient of the award for 2021. This award is a distinction for only the top 2.5% of attorneys in the state.