Jasiya was born in Hyderabad, India and grew up in Albuquerque, NM. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of New Mexico. As a work-study student, she worked in UNM Cancer Research, were she developed her interest in cancer research. She was exposed to the term “cancer” during her childhood when she lost her father to leukemia at only eight months old. Working with cancer patients as an RN increased her interest to further her education and finish her nurse practitioner degree.
Jasiya is married and has two handsome sons. She lived in India, Albuquerque, Atlanta, and Charlotte prior to settling down in Phoenix. Jasiya enjoys spending time with family, cooking for friends and traveling.