Yuriy was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan a country in Central Asia. At two years old, he and his family moved to California where they lived for the next 10 years. After living in California, his family decided on a new start in Texas. While in Texas, Yuriy graduated from high school, as well as got his Associates’s degree at a community college. He spent 3 years mentoring and coaching underprivileged kids in the greater Houston area.
Yuriy enjoys playing sports such as soccer, and basketball along with trying the spiciest food around. He also enjoys being part of his community and helps feed those in need. Yuriy is not only fluent in Russian, but he can also speak multiple other languages.