Lilah graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and Public Affairs. Within the dance major, Lilah primarily focused on researching dance as civic engagement, integrating choreography with activism. During her senior year, Lilah was selected as a choreographer for UCLA's undergraduate dance show, WACsmash. Lilah was also the 2020 Miss Yorba Linda titleholder and won a talent award for her self-choreographed lyrical solo at the Miss California Scholarship Competition. Prior to her time at UCLA, Lilah danced competitively for thirteen years, training with Orange County Performing Arts Academy in contemporary, lyrical, jazz, ballet, hip-hop, and tap. Lilah has won numerous high point awards in both solo and group competitions. Lilah's performance credits include dancing with the Los Angeles Clippers' Jr. Jam Squad, dancing for the Dizzy Feet Foundation, and appearing on Criminal Minds and Modern Family.