Averie grew up in Layton Utah, with one sister, and two brothers. She met her husband David at Boy Scouts of America Camp New Fork in Wyoming, where they were both working as staff on the camp’s High Adventure program. They were married in December of 2011, following which they moved to Rexburg to pursue education at Brigham Young University-Idaho. Averie graduated with her degree in Horticulture in 2017 after having given birth to two girls and one boy. She gave birth to her fourth child shortly after graduating; another girl. Averie currently works as a designer for Landscape Expressions in Logan.