Falista attended Meserani Juu Primary School.
She grew up with her grandmother, and now lives with her Auntie who works in a grocery shop. She does not know her mother. Her father lives a two-hour drive away. She was placed second in her primary school examinations in 2015.
Falista started her secondary education at Kipok Girls’ Secondary Boarding School in January 2016. She is being sponsored by Ben Gent.