Mirai is a Duke graduate who majored in Psychology and minored in Chinese and Chemistry. She worked at the Zucker lab beginning her sophomore year, and completed her senior thesis on food reward and memory. Mirai was born in Japan and grew up in New Jersey, but she has never been to the Jersey shore. In her spare time, she can be found rehearsing with her dance groups or trying new restaurants and coffee shops in Durham. Mirai will begin medical school at Duke in August 2018.