Teja is a senior at Blue Valley West High School in Kansas. She is involved in many activities in school including community service clubs, honours societies, the bowling team, and business skills competitions. She holds leadership positions in Global Connections Club and Business Professionals of America at Blue Valley West. In the past, she has co-organized a project to raise awareness for anxiety using multiple social media platforms. She likes to educate herself and others about various social issues and activism. In her free time, she loves to draw, paint, read novels, and spend time with her friends.