Patrica was born and raised in Humboldt County. She and her husband, Jeremy, are high school sweethearts. Together, they have two sons, Sam and Ben, who attend Redwood Prep. Patrica attended local schools including Stanwood A. Murphy Elementary, Fortuna High School, and Humboldt State University. After graduating from HSU with her master's degree in school psychology, Patrica relocated to the central valley where she gained nine years of experience. In the Fally of 2012, Jeremy and Patrica jumped at the opportunity to move back home to Humboldt. Patrica is currently employed in her dream job as a district psychologist for the Fortuna Elementary School District. The Sorci family resides in Fortuna and enjoys days at local rivers and beaches, going to the movies, and visiting friends and family.