Pearly earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Cal State Los Angeles and Master in Social Work from Cal State Long Beach. She received a Certificate in Music from Glendale Community College, with emphasis in vocal music. She has participated in vocal technique classes and has performed in the choirs at Glendale College, Orange Coast College, and Cypress College. She has worked as a social worker at a dialysis center in San Gabriel, and at community-based organizations in Chinatown and Echo Park. She also worked as a mental health therapist at an outpatient mental health clinic in the City of Rosemead, where she facilitated a group of clients in a music group, which is a wellness group which combine music and therapy as a mean for these individuals with mental illnesses to utilize music as a coping mechanism.