Rachel was born and raised in Annandale, Virginia. In high school and college, Rachel has been an active member in numerous choirs and spends a lot of free time singing. As an active member of her community, Rachel has worked with and led teams of volunteers to raise money supporting local food pantries. Growing up in Northern Virginia near Washington D.C., Rachel has been offered many opportunities to learn about politics and the political world. Rachel is currently a Communication Studies and Marketing student. In her free time, Rachel enjoys photography, crochet, and cooking.