A native of Atlanta, Ayaan grew up in Tucker, Georgia. Graduating from Tucker High School in 2007, Ayaan went on to Elon University, about 25 minutes north of Greensboro, NC. The summer of 2009, Ayaan worked at C5 Georgia as a Flint Cabin Leader. After graduating from Elon University in May of 2011, she moved to Chattanooga, TN to work as an in-home family counselor and later a clinical supervisor with Youth Villages. Moving back to Atlanta in Spring of 2013, Ayaan began working as a Program Aid at another local nonprofit afterschool program. Ayaan is ecstatic to return to C5 Georgia where her career began and continue her work in youth development.