Daya moved to Oakland, Ca. when she was two years old. She began performing in plays and musicals at the age of eleven, as well as training in all forms of dance from tap and ballet, to hip-hop. She went on to dance on scholorship at Alvin Ailey in New York and finally received her BA in Theater Arts from the University of Los Angeles. She currently resides in Los Angeles where she is supporting herself with a career in film and television.