Nikita is a sophomore at Whitney Young Magnet High School in Chicago and is interested in STEM education. Nikita is a member of her school's Math Team and Science Olympiad Team and has participated in computer programming Hackathon events and received notable recognition. She is passionate about tutoring elementary school students from under-represented communities. She is an avid martial arts practitioner, having received both national and regional level awards. Nikita enjoys water activities and is a certified Scuba diver. She spends her free time solving 1000+ piece jigsaw puzzles, listening to music, and biking.