Ally grew up pocketed between the cornfields of Granger, IN. She graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in English, a minor in Asian Culture, and a minor in Human-Centered Informatics in May 2015. As an undergrad, outside of studying, the IU martial art programs were (and still are) her life. She has experience in Filipino martial arts, Muay Thai, Jeet Kune Do, Hapkido, and currently holds a second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do.