Aside from the first month of her life, Tarryn has spent her entire life living in northern Virginia. She went to Battlefield High School, where she was a member of the 2007 Color Guard, which played at the Sugar Bowl between Georgia and Hawaii on January 1, 2008.
She received a BFA from George Mason University in 2014. She married James Dressel in 2019, although the wedding ceremony was delayed until 2021 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. She also has a fledging business creating custom dice.
Her passions of arts and crafts and board games has led her to start a side gig creating custom Magic cards and dice for people. Her favorite holiday is Halloween, although her birthday will be on Thanksgiving if it lands on a Thursday.