Nicole Barnett was born and raised in Boston, MA. She attended Wheelock College and majored in Communications and American Studies. After graduation in 2011, she spent 3 years working with adolescents ages 13-18 at the Boys and Girls Club of Everett as an Assistant Director. From there she worked in various higher education positions ranging from working with transitioning first-year college students to working in financial departments managing large cap-budgets. In her spare time is she is an entrepreneur who specializes in digital content creation and has a passion for music and reading.