Melannie was born and raised in the Bay Area, and has been around a plethora of animals ever since. Her love for animals and people began at a young age, while helping care for her aunt and uncle's horses in Turlock.
She graduated from high school in 2012, where she immediately trained and became a CNA. While working for a private in home care company, she then decided to go into the pharmaceutical field. While applying for pharmacy school, she stepped into the retail field, where she became a manager for a major pharmaceutical store. She is currently considering returning to school, to become a veterinary technician.
In her down time, Melannie enjoys spending time with her family, and her two lovable cats. Thanks to family and many friends, she has become a bit of a foodie, and loves to learn new things.