Nicole grew up travelling the United States with her military parents. She is originally from Chicago, Illinois, but spent most of her time in Columbia, Maryland. After high school, she moved back to Chicago and received her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with an endorsement in middle school Mathematics from Governors State University. She moved to Colorado in 2011 and has never looked back. Nicole began working for DPS as a Paraprofessional in 2012, before becoming a full-time 6th grade language arts teacher. She has also taught at a charter school in Brighton, again 6th language arts and mathematics. Nicole enjoys snowboarding every weekend in the winter, choreographing Hip Hop and Lyrical pieces, traveling, and remodeling her new home. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Brad, and her two pups, Maximus and Telluride.