Aina is a Chicago native raised in the Albany Park neighborhood. She attended middle school at the Waldorf School in Rogers Park and graduated high school from St. Ignatius College Prep in 2012. She attended Depaul University pursuing a degree in Women and Gender Studies. Aina served as an AmeriCorps Y.O.U.th Serve Member and then transitioned into the role of program manager. Aina has a passion for social justice and direct service and is proud to be apart of the Y.O.U. community that teaches her new ways to improve her youth development skills each day.
During her free time, Aina enjoys live shows, cooking, exploring new restaurants, and taking advantage of her proximity to the beach (weather permitting).