Margaux graduated from the Institut National du Sport, de l'Expertise et de la Performance in Paris, France in 2012. During her time in the pool she took home the European Junior Championship in the 4x200 relay in 2011.
Margaux Verger Gourson was born in Clermont-Ferrand, France, and is the daughter of Nathalie Gourson and Michel Vergen. She has two sister. She is undecided in a degree pursuit.