At the age of 5, Maranda began studying classical ballet at Deane's Dance Center in Sacramento. Her love for dance and performing only began to blossom from there. She continued her dance education spending 10 years studying classical ballet and pointe exclusively and eventually adding contemporary, jazz, tap, and hip-hop to her repertoire. She also began performing in musicals throughout her high school career as well as dancing on her high school dance team for 3 years. After high school, she attended Consumnes River College and Sacramento City College where she participated in their dance programs as well as competing at a collegiate level with the Sacramento City College dance team. She is now a student at Sacramento State where she is pursuing a B.A. in Child Development with a concentration in Elementary Education as well as a minor in Dance. She hopes to become a Kindergarten teacher in the future while continuing to be involved in the dance and Rize All community.