Rachel Minnis was born and raised in Jacksonville, Florida until she attended college in Gainesville. She graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Mathematics and was married shortly after graduation. Mrs. Minnis then started moving around the country with her husband, and has taught mathematics for seven years in four different states. She is very excited to be a member of the faculty at Veritas Scholars Academy! She enjoys hiking, camping, going to the beach, and spending time with her husband and two dogs.