A native Texan, Madi grew up in the city of Spring, just north of Houston. She earned her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University in Sports Conditioning with a minor in Psychology and Coaching. While at Texas A&M, Madi worked as a group exercise instructor which led her to a career in Campus Recreation. From there, she came to Texas State to pursue a Masters in Exercise Science as a Graduate Assistant of Fitness and Wellness. Her favorite classes to teach are Barre and Pilates. When Madi is not in the office or teaching classes, she loves to cook, spend time outside, paint/DIY projects and be with family and friends.