Amelia was born and raised in Billings, Montana. She attended public education through school district #2, graduated from Senior High, and acquired her degree at MSU Billings. Her parents, Rebecca & Javier Marquez, raised a family of six and now take in children in the foster system.
Amelia has advocated for the arts and youth through theatre. She has taught students in the school district about important issues through art.
Amelia is working hard on pushing the Democratic Party towards working for people over corporations or the ultra-rich. She is serving as the Yellowstone County Democrats Vice Chairwoman.
Currently, Amelia works at a non-profit mental health organization for children. She also takes care of her foster siblings and assists in making the government work for the people.