Monique was born in Redondo Beach, California but considers herself an Arizona native, since she has grown up here from the age of two. When she was little, she learned to play piano, was always dancing around the house, and was tested into gifted program. She loves to travel, and has visited Peru, South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Jamaica, and Club Med Cancun, to name a few. Her future hopeful travel dream destinations include Israel and Spain. Monique loves to spend time with her family and friends, dance, take her dogs for walks, design, craft, and garden.