Raquasia was born and raised in NYC. She moved to Connecticut in 2015 to study at the University of New Haven, where she majored in Criminal Justice with a Forensic Psychology concentration. During her last semester as an undergraduate, she interned at New Haven Reads and fell in love with the organization. Raquasia is currently working on her Master of Arts in Community Psychology with a concentration in program development at UNH. Her favorite book is A Time to Kill by John Grisham.