Nerissa was born and raised in Amarillo where she graduated from Amarillo High School. While in high school Nerissa played softball and basketball. After graduation she started school at Milan Institute of Technology and received her Certified Medical Assistant degree. After receiving her degree she moved to Lubbock taking the job as office manager at Loza Chiropractic. Nerissa enjoys watching any kind of sport and loves spending time with her family and friends. Nerissa also enjoys reading many books. Nerissa wants to continue her education in the medical field by going and getting her nursing degree.