La Shay grew up in Reno, NV. As a young child she always appreciated and has been fascinated with science. As her passion for science grew, she went on to earning her master’s degree in Biotechnology from the University of Nevada, Reno. Before and throughout this time, she spent a little over 10 years working in the restaurant and fine dining business. After college, La Shay put her hard-earned degree to work as a quality control inspector and research and development specialist for a vitamin distribution company as well as a clinical laboratory technologist in a clinical toxicology lab as a with a focus in chemistry.
In her free time, La Shay loves spending time with family, gardening, cooking, and learning new things. She also enjoys playing pool, bowling, dancing, camping, and game night.