Growing up in Cincinnati Ohio with two very active and social older sisters and a fitness oriented mother, I always felt I had to live up to them. My mom was very involved with the Cincinnati Bengals cheer team and was the local YMCA aerobic instructor while my sisters played every sport imaginable. I tried most sports but was never good enough compared to my sisters. I was very shy and passive. As I got older I grew out of my shyness but still wasn't competitive. I was very skinny and was teased throughout high school and college. I've always been an athlete but I fell into fitness due to medical conditions where I had to eliminate certain food from my diet. Soon after, I met my boyfriend who wrestled in college and then became a bodybuilder. He encouraged me to start lifting again and I fell in love with the gym. When we first met I weighed about 107lbs. Today I walk around at about 125lbs. I never realized that I was skinny fat! I had no muscle tone and thought that was normal. That same year we went to the Arnold Classic where I was literally chased down by a major supplement company to model. Ever since, I began to give fitness modeling a shot before I knew it I was being published just by my first shoot ever!! I've been published in Maxim magazine, American Curves, Musclemag, Muscle and Fitness Hers, Planetmuscle, Flex, Fight! and Musclular Development. Most recently I landed my first cover of Ironman Swimsuit addition. It's been a roller-coaster of a thrill of living my dream. Everyday is a blessing and finding a balance of a healthy lifestyle and pursing my dream of modeling.