17-year-old Valeria Alkomos was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt and moved to the United States when she was 12 years old. She is interested in architecture and her hobbies consist of swimming, dancing and sewing. Most of her life was spent playing sports and playing the piano. Her life changed when she left her home country but she learned to adjust for the sake of her family and future. Currently a freshmen at Woodbury University, her major is Architecture.