Danya was born and raised in the fabulous city of Las Vegas, Nevada. She attended the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and received a bachelor of science in kinesiology and a bachelor of arts in German. During her university years, she was a member of the Kappa Iota Nu Kinesiology club and was inducted into Delta Phi Alpha National German Honor Society. She was also a Sigma Kappa Sorority member, where she served as the vice president of philanthropic services. After graduation, Danya had the privilege of working as a guest teacher for her local school district, where she experienced firsthand how vital language learning can be. In her free time, she is an avid traveler. She also enjoys the cinema, dancing, playing piano, and volleyball.
Danya is extremely excited and honored to be staying in Austria for a second year and return to HBLA Elmberg. She is eager to see all of the students again and to continue aiding them on their language learning journey.