Solea was born in Birmingham, Alabama. She loves her heritage because she is surrounded by great food all the time! Her parents always pushed her to do her best in athletics and school. She chose Drake University because of Drake’s academic reputation. She plans to major in accounting. Solea believes that being an accounting major says a lot about her personality. She is determined, meticulous, reliable, and very organized. Outside of her studies, she is involved in Drake’s club volleyball team and the investment club. She is excited for all the things she will accomplish at Drake.