Emma Phipps was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. She graduated in 2019 from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. During her time at VCU, Emma was a four-year intern with VCU Athletics Marketing & Promotions and was an active member of the sorority Sigma Sigma Sigma. In the summer of 2017, 2018, and 2019, Emma worked for the Richmond Flying Squirrel’s Baseball team. Emma is excited to learn more about potential careers in athletics, and gain more experience from her graduate assistantship at VCU Athletics Marketing & Promotions.