After graduating from the University of Kentucky, she began working as a dental hygienist.
She started her own apparel line called SheLift, featuring tank tops, T-shirts, sweatshirts and more.
She grew up in a Russian orphanage before she was adopted by American parents. She dated Bachelor in Paradise co-star Dean Unglert in 2017.
She butted heads with fellow contestant Corinne Olympios on The Bachelor.