Joy Gachii was born in Nairobi, Kenya but currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa. She is currently majoring in International Business. She is interested in International Business because she loves to travel and she wants to have a global impact. She chose to attend Drake University because of the opportunities that the school offered. She enjoys helping her community. She currently serves as member of  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa as well as  a variety of church organizations. She aspires to be influential in the business world, specifically in less developed countries. In her free time, she enjoys reading novels and discovering new music.