Nicole graduated from Purchase College with a BFA in photography and a minor in environmental studies. During her studies, she concentrated on photographing environmental issues and wildlife. This, along with her love of animals, sparked an interest in later switching to the veterinary field. She has been a veterinary assistant since 2018 and aspires to become a licensed technician. In her leisure time,Nicole still enjoys making art, reading and spending time with family, friends and her beloved pets.