Rachel Gantz was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin into a career military family and has five brothers. Outdoor activities and sports were prominent yet, there was always time to volunteer and give back to inner city Milwaukee community. She graduated Sigma Cum Laude from Winona State University, Minnesota in 2018 with a degree in Chemistry and minor in Biochemistry. During her time at Winona, she continued to volunteer to help the underserved at the St Joseph’s Free Medical Clinic, Make a Wish Foundation and the local food bank. She also was the Captain of the NCAA Division II Women’s Tennis Team and was Academic All-Conference.
She is now working on her Medical Degree at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific Northwest and plans to be a physician in the Air Force upon graduation. In addition to her studies, Rachel has worked in clinical and bench research, tutoring students and volunteering to serve the community in the local Free Medical Clinic as well as teaching tennis at Albany Tennis Center.