Nastassia is of Tongan, Futunan, Fijian and German descent and was born and raised in Mt Roskill, Auckland. She holds diplomas from both the ‘Music and Audio Institute of New Zealand’ and the ‘Pacific Institute of Performing Arts.’ Nastassia also received a degree in Screen Acting and Theatre from Unitec and worked as a Musical/Vocal Director for community/professional shows.
She believes her strength is to draw out confidence in a person by creating a supportive, fun and encouraging environment. As a new youth mentor in 2016, she is excited about learning as much from young people as she can and develop genuine connections.
Fun Fact: Nastassia can bake a wicked pineapple/lemon meringue pie that is a Vava’u family (secret) recipe passed down through generations.