Ariana, born and raised in the Bronx, started playing tennis at 8 years old. As a top ranked junior player, she trained at Stadium Tennis Center. Ariana achieved a top 20 ranking as a national junior player as well as competing and qualifying for various pro level events throughout her tennis career. Ariana played for The University of Louisville and held a top 50 national ranking in doubles and a top 10 ranking in the Ohio Valley Region. Ariana played Fed Cup for Puerto Rico alongside Monica Puig. As a teaching pro, she especially enjoys sharing her knowledge of the junior circuit, the pathway to college, and creating an environment that is both fun and focused on hard work and continuous improvement. Ariana is inspired by all-time greats Roger Federer and Serena Williams.