Jaimi is a junior at West Wilkes High School in Millers Creek, North Carolina. In her small town, she has many hobbies from guitar to piano, to soccer and hiking—pictures of mountains are something she enjoys. Jaimi has benefited from many mentors investing in her education process, including participation in Upward Bound, Appalachian State. This program has helped give her big dreams about college. Jaimi would like to major in Music Education so that she can share her Native American musical heritage with others. She is Cherokee Indian.