Leiya graduated from the University of Ottawa in the spring of 2015 upon completing an undergraduate BSc with a specialization in human kinetics. In September 2015, Leiya successfully completed the Entry to Practice Examination with the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario. She maintains a healthy lifestyle, is an avid runner, loves trying new foods and participating in outdoor activities. In addition, she has been an active CHEO playroom volunteer for the past six years and recently completed an internship with Action Potential Rehabilitation. After some work experience with Medsport Ottawa, Leiya plans to enter Graduate studies in Health Care Management in 2018.