Mariah grew up in Oceanside, California, but moved to Colorado to attend the University of Colorado, Boulder. Mariah is a student-athlete at CU who competes in track and field and majors in integrative physiology. Mariah enjoys working with all kinds of animals and plans to apply to a graduate program in veterinary medicine. She began here as a volunteer in the fall of 2015 and started working here in the summer of 2016. Mariah lives in Boulder with her cat, Penelope. In her free time she volunteers at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley.