Originally from Antigua, and now living in Arizona, as a young child her dream was to be a Catholic nun. She is a Benedictine Oblate and has also made her Cursillo weekend. She also served in the U.S. military for 12 years. The list of sports she has competed in is quite lengthy, and she even won a Presidential Award for Athletics. Nowadays she is a coach with the North Phoenix Christian Soccer Club and also hopes to one day compete in wheelchair basketball as part of the Paralympics.