A self-proclaimed desert rat, Natalie grew up in Palm Desert, CA and moved to Tucson, AZ where she attended the University of Arizona. Studying Journalism and Communications, her interests include photojournalism and listening to music that’s not on the radio. As a child, Natalie scuba dived in French Polynesia. As a teen, she traveled through Europe. Now, she reads National Geographic and dreams of backpacking around the world. With a backpack. Nicknamed "Nat-Geo," Natalie knows all the Japanese names of fish. Ono!"