Auriel Thompson is a fifth-year senior a Michigan State University, majoring in Broadcast Journalism, and triple minoring in African & African-American Studies, Film Studies, and Women & Gender Studies. Born and raised in Detroit, MI, Auriel hopes to one day move to Atlanta, GA post-graduation, and eventually Los Angeles, CA, in pursuit of an acting and film making career. Thompson’s hobbies, in her spare time, include exercising, volunteering at women homeless shelter's, experimenting with makeup, hair, and fashion, and singing. Thompson hopes to one day work for CNN, E! News, Access Hollywood, or Good Morning America.