Aaryn grew up travelling to and living in many First Nations communities with her mother who worked as a teacher. Some of the communities she has lived in or visited include; Sioux Lookout, Onigaming, Weagamow, McGregor (Minnesota), Airoland, Thunder Bay, Brandon (Manitoba), and Wikwemikong. Singe she was in Grade 10, Aaryn has lived in Wikwemikong Unceded Territory. Despite all of this travel, Aaryn has managed to stay grounded by spending all of her free time with her robotics team. This fall, Aaryn will enter her first year of the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Toronto.