Aya Yousuf was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq. In 2010 her family moved to the United States, settling in Michigan, and in 2013 they moved to Omaha. Aya is a sophomore at the University of Nebraska at Omaha studying Political Science and Economics. She plans on attending law school after graduation. Her favorite thing about Omaha/UNO is the welcoming and supportive community. She is passionate about implementing positive change to give back to the community. Aya loves meeting new people and is honored to serve as UNO’s student regent.