Aris was born and raised in Bradenton. She went to Jessie P. Miller Elementary School, Martha B. King Middle School, and then Manatee High School. She graduated with an AA in Mass Communications from State College of Florida and earned her Bachelors degree at Arizona State University in Mass Communications and Media Studies. In December of 2006, Aris started working at The Center as a Child Care Counselor. Aris has worked at The Center in the after school program, as the summer camp director, a front desk staff member, the Communications Manager, the Administrative Director, and now the Operations Director. She has always helped with events here and loves all the people she has gotten to met because of The Center. When not at The Center Aris loves to read, watch movies, travel, and watch sports (Go Gators, Bucs, & Bolts!).