• Played basketball for Liceo Italiano di Istanbul under head coach Ali Topoglu from 2013-2018
• Named basketball team captain from 2015-2018
• Daughter of Korhan Yirmibesoglu and Marianne Kathleen Downey
• Born in Martinsville, Va.
• Has two sisters, Ela Mae and Aylin Bridget
• Graduated from the Royal Academy of Dance Ballet