High School: Oeleis attened Linfield Christian High School where she is the school record holder in the 100 hurddles, 300 hurddles and the 4X100. She is also the league record holder in the 100 hurddles. Oeleis was the sports women of the year from 2015-2017. Oeleis was also an accomplished soccer star while at Linfield Christian.
Personal: Oeleis is the daughter of Christi and Charles Oeleis. Her father Charles played football at Western Oergon University and her sister Adella Oeleis plays softball at the University of the Redlands. Aarika enjoys to bake and visit state parks.