Bernice Rodriguez was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated from Cholla High School and went on to obtain a Liberal Arts Degree from Pima Community College. She is currently a part time undergrad student at the University of Arizona with the College of Public Health. She currently serves as the Administrative Associate supporting African, Asian and Native American Student Centers within the Diversity and Inclusion Division.
Her son, Dominic is a current sophomore at the U of A majoring in biology. She and her husband (also Dominic), have two additional children who are on a path to attend the University of Arizona: Dakota, 16, and Bianca, 14. In her spare time, she enjoys spending as much time with her family and tackling Tumamoc Hill.