Ali is from Canton, Ohio where she graduated from Jackson High School. She is now a junior at Youngstown State University dual majoring in Psychology and Biology. Two of Ali’s passions are soccer and animals. She has volunteered at the Stark County Wildlife Center, The Canine Campus, and Stark County Humane Society. She hopes to attend graduate school to study Animal Behavior and Neuroscience. She recently lost her 14-year-old Yellow Lab Laci who was her best buddy. Currently she enjoys helping care for her roommate’s dog Carter and cat Chico but hopes to one day have several dogs of her own.