Ava Melissa Reed was born on June 13, 2006, in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ava began her journey as a competitive dancer and model with many first-place awards, nationally and internationally. At the age of eight, Ava transitioned her training into the preprofessional ballet world as a pointe ballerina. Under the direction of Ms. Olga Tarasova, Ava has competed in the precompetitive and junior categories at YAGP, with consistent Top 10 awards in ballet and contemporary, as well as scholarship awards. Ava continues to model for international clothing-lines, in addition to her year-round preprofessional ballet training and performances. As a new high school student, Ava splits her time between her online studies and ballet training in the studio. Ava's hobbies embrace her artistic talents by creating unique works of art and playing the piano. Currently, Ava's primary focus is ballet, as she aspires to join a professional ballet company in the near future.