Prior to Auburn:
Attended Pisgah High School where she graduated third in her class ... Has been showing for 16 years and has won several awards for riding ... Achievements include: Congress Champion Equitation Over Fences and Reserve Congress Champion Trail, placed eighth and 10th in Hunt Seat Equitation at the AQHYA World Championships and served as Region 9 Director of the AQHYA ... Has multiple Congress top 10 finishes and multiple Superior finishes ... Was president of the Alabama QHYA.
Personal: Born Ariel Louise Herrin on May 31, 1993 in Fort Payne, Ala. ... Daughter of Cathy and Steve Herrin and sister to Abbey (30), Jody (27) and sister-in-law to Brooke (26) ... Came to Auburn because of the family-like and friendly atmosphere ... Has red hair, blue eyes and named Ariel, but is not named after the Little Mermaid ... Majoring in Architecture.