Alena is originally from Russia and moved to the states as a teenager to pursue her tennis career. She considers herself a citizen of the world because she has lived in 6 different countries: Russia, USA, UK, Korea, Japan and the Philippines. She started pursuing other creative passions, such as acting, as a child in Russia. Whenever she is not on set, she loves to lead an active lifestyle. Whether she is playing tennis, pickleball, snowboarding or surfing, she loves to be outdoors or out exploring and traveling.