Thelma was born and raised in Nigeria, West Africa and spent most of her early education in Nigeria as well. She comes from a family of 7 and has 4 siblings. She is the third child and the second daughter in the family. Thelma moved to Idaho from Nigeria in 2016 to further her education at Idaho State University Pocatello, Idaho. She is currently a Junior studying Business Management. Her first name Ifunanyachukwu means Love of God. She values her name and does her best to incorporate the meaning in her daily life. Thelma believes people should treat one another with love. Her goal in life is to own an academy that would teach performing arts in Nigeria. She loves to dance, act, listen to music, watch movies and plan performances/events