Dr. Drake is originally from Jackson, MS and a recent resident of Alabama. She earned her bachelor's degree in biological sciences from Mississippi State University in 2011 and then graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. While in vet school, Dr. Drake was selected as a student ambassador to give tours on campus and represent the vet school at state legislative luncheons. Since graduating from vet school, Dr. Drake worked for Banfield in Jackson, MS before transferring to the Decatur hospital in January of 2018. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and dog, Rooney, volunteering, and watching football.