A native of South Windsor, Connecticut, Mandi is a graduate of East Catholic High School. In 2011 she received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Quinnipiac University, and in 2012 she received a Master of Arts in Teaching. Mandi is currently spending her summers studying at the Bread Loaf School of English to earn a master’s degree in English.
Mandi coaches junior varsity volleyball and is a dorm associate in Rockwell. She lives on campus with her golden retriever Chase.