Renea graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Journalism. She attended Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 2008. Before law school, Renea worked as a writer and graphic designer in a church and in non-profit agencies, including the Texas Council on Family Violence/National Domestic Violence Hotline in Austin and Catholic Charities in Houston. Before opening her own practice, Renea worked as a landman and an oil and gas attorney. Tutor and Volunteer Mentor, Academic Support Program, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law; Parliamentarian, L. Clifford Davis, Legal Association.