Born and raised in Northville Township of Southeast Michigan, Molly will be a senior in the fall of 2017 at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Seeking a double major in Japanese and a Bachelor of Fine Arts, she spent a semester abroad for the Winter semester 2017 in Hikone, Japan. While attending the Japan Center for Michigan Universities she stayed with a host family in Otsu, a city on the outskirts of Kyoto. Additionally, she completed an internship at Otsuka Electronics in Kusatsu, Japan, hosting an English Business Seminar. Her interests include creating art in various media currently concentrating on ceramics, multi-media, drawing, and painting. Other hobbies include reading, listening to podcasts, studying Japanese kanji, and cooking.