Christie grew up in Parkland, FL where she played varsity volleyball at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where she is currently an assistant volleyball coach.  She's an experienced athlete and has a background in several sports, including gymnastics, soccer, volleyball, softball, and track & field. Christie is a senior at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, where she's currently pursuing her degree in Exercise Science.  Christie's certifications include CPR/AED and she is studying to obtain her CSCS.