Aviva spent 1 year in Missouri's foster care, entering when she was 17 years old.
She is excited to raise awareness about the benefits and challenges of kinship care and help end the stigma of being in foster care. Originally from Springfield, Missouri, Aviva is moving to Columbia, Missouri to study journalism at the University of Missouri. Her dream job is to be a documentary filmmaker. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her sisters, biking, and reading.