Melissa left home at 17 to join the Army and is now a student at Modesto Junior College. She is working on her Bachelors of Science in Biology. She was inspired to study biology because of her love of science and healthcare.
She currently works at BioSport as a receptionist. Her favorite part of her job is interacting with patients, getting to know their stories and making them feel cared for and heard. In her free time she loves to go hiking with her dogs and go on adventures.