Taylor was a student at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Comparative Literature with minors in Environmental Studies and Social and Economic Justice. She was an active member and former co-chair of Homeless Outreach Poverty Eradication, which aimed to alleviate poverty and homelessness through advocacy and community education. She has also been a research assistant for food justice issues, a Buckley Public Service Scholar, and a sibling at St. Anthony Hall, an all-gender literary and art fraternity. Taylor is passionate about tackling justice issues through creating dialogue about the frameworks that are keeping them in existence.