A native of Duncombe, IA, Ariel grew up attending Webster City Schools, enjoying activities such as band and tennis. From a young age, Ariel always knew that she would go to college at the University of Iowa and her dreams were answered! She received a B.A. in Theatre Arts, with a focus in sound engineering. Ariel enjoyed volunteering for the theater department and working with Dance Marathon. In her free time Ariel likes watching sports and spending time with family and friends.