Tarys was born and raised in North Carolina and served in the United States Army as a paralegal. After she was honorably discharged, she enrolled at Methodist University and earned her Bachelor’s in Social Work in December 2019. She then went on to Fordham University to complete her Master’s in Social Work in August 2021.
Tarys is currently working towards her licensure in clinical social work and her Doctorate in Social Work at Capella University. She has also previously enjoyed working with active-duty military service members, veterans, and adolescents in a group therapy setting throughout her career.