Mikaela is a third-year veterinary student from Cypress who
received her undergraduate degree from Texas A&M in animal
science. Mikaela grew up riding in English equestrian competitions
and playing competitive volleyball. She always had a love for
animals, but it wasn’t until her sophomore year of her
undergraduate education that she found her passion for veterinary
medicine. She plans to focus on mixed-animal medicine so she is
able to treat both large and small animals.
Mikaela has a silver Labrador named Terra who is constantly
wanting to learn new tricks. She says of Terra, "My favorite trick
that she does is when she picks up all her toys and puts them in
In her free time Mikaela likes to travel, watch Netflix, read,
and spend time with friends. This past summer she participated in a
study abroad in Italy, studying public health. She is looking
forward to her next year of veterinary school.