Michele, who is Colombian-American, received her undergraduate education at the University of Michigan in Earth Sciences after a childhood of spelunking and rock collecting in the United States, Mexico, and Colombia. She currently works as a Geoscience Technician in California and dreams of getting a PHd in Climate Science while also traveling the world. Follow her on Instagram as @michcata89 if you want to see her adventures with the cutest dog ever named Penny and her little red Jeep named Thalia.