Sharmin Joya hails from Dhaka, Bangladesh. She has one sibling, a younger brother. Her family moved to New York in 2009. She graduated high school in Health Sciences from Flushing High School in 2012, finished her associate’s degree in Health-Related Sciences in 2016. She is currently enrolled at Queens College in Food Management. Sharmin has always taken an interest in preparing healthy meals and trying new recipes and cuisines which has led her to choose Food Management as her major and work on Hugary4Halal.