A graduate of Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, New York, Lasheena earned a bachelor's in business management and administration and went on to earn a master’s in sports management from Adelphi University. A 1000 point scorer and the all time leading rebounder at Mount Saint Mary College, her athletic awards and achievements include the Mount Saint Mary College MVP (2005-2006 and 2006-2007), Skyline Conference Championship MVP (2005-2006 and 2006-2007), Skyline Conference Player of the Year (2006) and the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Division II Women’s Metro Player of the Year (2006). Between 2005 and 2007, she was captain of Mount Saint Mary College’s Women’s Division II Basketball Team and most recently, during the 2010 season, she was an assistant coach of Adelphi University’s Division II Women’s Basketball Team. Lasheena is also a member of the Phi Epsilon Kappa National Professional Honorary Fraternity and also coaches a Long Island Lightning Team. She is also certified in first aid, automated external defibrillator (AED), and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).