Sharayah studied print and broadcast journalism and graduated from the University of Texas, Arlington and later earned certificates in biblical counseling and women's ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She is currently part-way through a Masters of Theological Studies degree and holds a certificate in leadership from the Focus on the Family Leadership Institute.  


Sharayah has worked with various secular and Christian news organizations across the United States. Her experience includes newspapers, magazines, radio, digital media, marketing, copy editing, graphic design, advertising and public relations. Sharayah owns Colter & Co. Design, which serves clients internationally in brand identity, design, and strategic communications.


Her most recent publications include a cookbook, "Clean Your Plate," available for purchase on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble, and a children's book, "The Greatest News for Children." The children's book is part of a website and tract evangelism project Sharayah developed to provide a simple explanation of the gospel in a modern format.