She is originally from California but grew up in Georgia with her parents and sisters. She is the youngest of 4 girls!
While in undergraduate at University of Kentucky, she went on a life altering community service trip to Ethiopia that sparked her interest in public health and health disparities. She graduated from University of Kentucky with her Bachelor’s Degree, and she moved to Santo Domingo, Ecuador right after college to work as a health volunteer for 3 months.
She always thought she wanted to only treat athletes but that quickly transformed!
While at Northwestern University, she became one of the founding members of the Inaugural Global Health Committee and Black Student Committee, and she also developed a passion for pelvic health physical therapy the more she learned about it while she was in Physical Therapy school, and she has solely practiced in pelvic health since graduating.
Her future plans and interests are to develop ways to advocate for, change the commodification of, and heal women of color who experience sexual violence and birthing trauma at disproportionately higher rates than their counterparts on more of a macro-level.
She ran track at University of Kentucky on a scholarship. Her primary events were the 400 and 4×400 relay, and she had the honor of being a part of the best women’s team finish in University of Kentucky history for national runner up at the 2015 NCAA Championships in Eugene, OR where she became a second team All-American. She loves to hiking, reading and traveling!