Elena was born in Florida and raised in Pakistan. She has lived on the west coast for her majority of the time in the US. She studied Criminal Justice in college. In 2020, during one of her summer breaks, she decided to take a fun summer class meant for opticians and quickly realized her passion for optics and eyewear. Ever since then she has been interested in different aspects of eye care.
In her free time, she likes to go on hikes and explore new places in oregon and Washington and try out new local food spots. She has also recently started taking interest in gemology and is taking a few online courses this summer and hopes to be able to learn a new skill set and identify diferent gem stones.