Janae was born and raised in Bakersfield, California. She is a graduate from Pacific Union College with a degree in Marketing Communications and Health Science. As an admissions counselor she traveled the country promoting higher education and college preparedness where she spoke to thousands of high school students about the importance of college. Janae is currently pursuing a career as social media marketing coordinator for Valmar Health specializing in website design and social media branding. She is pursuing a Master’s in Business Administration from Andrews University.