Courtney was raised in Dana Point, California, and has always had a love for animals. She left Southern California after high school to attend college at the University of Oregon. While in school, she worked as a kennel attendant, interned at an Equine Veterinary Hospital, and earned a BS in Biology. After graduating in 2020, Courtney then moved back home to work as a veterinary assistant at SC Vet to continue her love of helping animals and their humans. Courtney hopes to go back to school to become a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in the future.