Daphne was born to Tamil Canadians and raised in Toronto, Ontario. She is currently pursuing a degree in Criminology and Justice at UOIT, and dreams of becoming a lawyer in the future. From unforgettable childhood memories growing up to possessing a unique talent of dancing eyebrows to wanting to be Formula 1 racer, Daphne has a zest for life in its entirety at such a tender age. Her deep passion for cars, painting and travelling in order to fulfill her curiosity of various cultures have helped shape her character into an entrancing and compassionate young woman. Her recent proudest personal accomplishment was being chosen as 2nd runner up for Canada’s Top Choice pageant in 2017.
Her most memorable trip was to Cairo, Egypt where she learned to appreciate their history and developed her love for unique architecture. Her hobbies are painting and playing volleyball, as well her keeping up with her passion for Barathanatyam, a form of Indian classical dance instilled in her since she was 5 years old. She has further developed this form of art by teaching older women cultural dance. She has also invested her time to teach children with special needs and helped clean up the city via numerous environmental work.
Despite her deep-rooted love for her family and friends, she believes that “God has placed gifts, talents and ability in each one of us. When you entrust yourself, and believe you have a purpose and are a person of great influence, I believe you can rise up out of any situation.”