Roslyn Y. Nixon received her high school diploma from James B. Hunt High School in Wilson, North Carolina. After which, she received her undergraduate degree from Salem College in Winston Salem followed by her JD at Appalachian School of Law in Virginia. Ms. Nixon was admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in 2021. While in law school Ms. Nixon completed a summer externship with the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Supervisory Administrative Judge Anita F. Richardson.