Born at Clark Air Force Base in the Philippines, Athena was raised in a military home and later enlisted herself. She is a proud veteran of the United States Coast Guard and served afloat on the USCGC Hawksbill, and ashore at the Communications Area Master Station Atlantic. She ended her enlistment as Operations Specialist Third Class.
Athena is no stranger to the spotlight and besides holding the title of USOA Ms. California 2022, she has held numerse state titles with top five placements at national pageants. She has also represented her community as a professional cheerleader for the National Hockey League and the Los Angeles Kings Ice Crew.
When Athena isn’t obsessing over all things Harry Potter related, she volunteers with Operation Gratitude, a non-profit that shows appreciation to American first responders, active duty soldiers and veterans. She enjoys watching Dallas Cowboys football, roller skating, and exploring state and national parks.