Elise was born and raised in Tyler, Tx. She is a graduate of Texas A&M with a B.A. in International Studies and English with a minor in French. After college, Elise moved to Magnolia, Tx to serve as a Girl's Youth Minister at a church. She later moved to College Station, Tx where she served at a Community Development Nonprofit. Elise desires for girls to know that their true identity lies in Jesus and to live out of that as disciple-makers.
Elise and her husband, Tyler, have been married since January of 2017, they met while serving at a Christian organization called Impact. They don't have any kids just yet but between their ministry and their dog, Luna, they stay plenty busy. They also have a deep love of coffee so, if you never need a cup, you know where to go!