Maya Ali

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Maya Ali

Maya Ali is 20 years old and was born on May 4th 1998 in the United Kingdom[1]. Originally from Birmingham[2], Maya now lives in Leicester where she studies at De Montfort University[3] and is currently studying her Thirdlink title year of BSc Media Production. Maya is the oldest of her eight siblings, her mother is from the Caribbean and her father is from Bangladesh.


Maya first studied at St Thomas primary school[4] where she left in reception to study her remaining 6 years of primary school at The Oratory Roman Catholic school[5]. Maya then went to Four Dwellings high school[6] where she gained 11 GCSE's including her two favorite subjects music and media.

After 5 years of studying at Four Dwellings, Maya then went to Cadbury Sixth Form College[7] where she decided to study finance, travel and tourism and media as she was unable to study music production alongside all three courses.


Throughout her years, Maya learnt to play a few instruments as well as improving her music instrumental producing skills. During her high school years Maya learnt how to play the violin, steel pans alongside the piano and was part of many different performances across Birmingham.

These are just a few of Mayas' favourite artists: Chris Brown[8] Iamsu[9] Kehlani[10] HeartBreakGang[11] Problem[12] Ty dolla $ign[13] Eric Bellinger[14]


Mayas hobbies include listening to music, playing the violin and watching horror movies. She also enjoys creating her own videos to practice her media skills. She made her own short horror film when she was in school. Maya also likes climbing, bike riding and playing badminton and basketball.

Her favourite TV shows include Persons Of Interest[15], Hollyoaks[16] Maya used to dream of being a detective, an FBI Agent or a music producer. One day she hopes to move to California and start her own media business.

Maya started to created her own music on her laptop from the age of fourteen, which she used to share on social media.


Maya is well known for being one of the top chefs here at DMU. Maya is well known for her Caribbean and Bangladeshi cuisine.

Social Media THIRD YEAR

Maya uses a range of social media where you can follow and keep up to date with first person information. instagram: @maylaanii twitter: @m snapchat: @Thecali_love

THIRD YEAR BLOG WEBSITE: I had to make a new blog website as my old one would not let me edit anything.