Ani is from Round Rock, Texas, where she started dancing at a young age. In high school, Ani was a member of the Round Rock Dragonettes where she served as a dance officer. While in high school, she continued training in various dance styles at studios around the area. Ani then went on to Kilgore College where she was selected for the 80th line of the Kilgore College Rangerettes. During her time at Kilgore, Ani had multiple performance opportunities. At Kilgore, she was also selected as a member of Industry Dance Company, a pre-professional modern dance group. In addition, Ani is an active member of the Crowd Pleasers Dance Staff. In the fall, Ani will attend UT Austin where she will continue dancing.