Originally from Lewis Center, Ohio, Markelle began her dance training at the age of two at Northpointe Dance Academy. Dancing all the way through high school Markelle had the opportunity to be in many works choreographed by people such as, Travis Wall, Mandy Moore, Nick Bass, Nick Demoura and many more. She has also had the opportunity to tour as a national titleist and assist many choreographers such as, Sonya Teyah, Justin Giles, Jenn Freeman, Pam Chu, Matt Aylward, Merissa Gassel and Nick Bass. Markelle through college as well, training at Point Park University where she was cast in works choreographed by Ori Flomin and Jim Cooney. She received a bachelors degree in dance from Point Park University and then went on to travel the world and perform on Holland America Line Cruises.