Aris was born and raised in Bradenton. She went to Jessie P. Miller Elementary School, Martha B. King Middle School, and then to Manatee High School. She graduated from MHS in 2000 and then went to State College of Florida. She graduated with an AA in Mass Communications. 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 has always helped with events. In December of 2014 Aris graduated from Arizona State University with her Bachelors degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies. When not at The Center Aris loves to read, watch movies, travel, and watch the Gators on Saturdays during football season.