Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Emma has always wanted to see the world. Having begun traveling at a young age, she has visited over 34 countries. She has lived in Paris, France and most recently Cape Town, South Africa while working as a commercial actress and print model. Emma has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. When she was a little girl, she started several creative businesses making and selling cards and jewelry. Emma prides herself in keeping busy, often joking that she has day, night, and weekend jobs. Emma works full-time in property management and real estate development, acting, modeling, managing her e-commerce store and traveling to trade shows to buy for her family's furniture store. An active member of her community, Emma volunteers her time with the Oregon Food Bank and the Ronald McDonald House Charities.