In her homeland of American Samoa, Leia Makoa’s childhood days were spent climbing the tallest coconut trees and turning the lush island land into her personal playground. When she was 12 years old, Leia’s family came to America in hopes of more opportunity. The reality of America wasn’t as shiny as she thought it would be. Leia was tormented for not having nice clothes and barely speaking English.
However, her Samoan spirit wouldn’t let her give up. Everyday, Leia studied the dictionary, becoming fluent in English. Constantly facing adversity due to her immigrant status, Leia turned to sports not only to escape but to thrive. Though her parents didn’t always have the money for her to play, her athleticism was undisputable. In fact, Leia made every team that she tried out for.
As an adult, Leia fell in love with professional wrestling and her world changed forever. The Samoan spirit in fiery Leia runs deep and she is ready to climb her way to the top of WOW!