Ashton is a senior in high school and is excited to go to the University of Tennessee at Knoxville next year to major in computer science. She is extremely passionate about computer science and the future for computer science. She loves coding and also teaching others how to code. It is a long term goal of hers to inspire young women to get involved in STEM related fields, especially computer programming. In Ashton's free time, she enjoys doing volunteer work in her community and being a STEM mentor at the local Boys and Girls Club. She also enjoys French, video games, and spending time with her family.