Whitney is the daughter of Jeff Smith. She joined the Restoring Hope family as a Relief Home in 2011 and began Community Integration work in 2013. In 2016, she graduated with her Bachelors degree in Communication and Sciences Disorders from Missouri State University.
Whitney’s family consists of her husband Clayton. They have been married since April 29, 2017. In 2015, they served together as a Host Home for Restoring Hope.
In 2020, Whitney graduated with her Masters in Applied Behavioral Analysis from the Chicago School of Psychology. She also began serving on the board of Restoring Hope in 2020.