Dajana was born in Bosnia, where she grew up with a strong love for dance, theater, music and anything artistic. She moved to the United States with her family at the age of eleven, and began to shift her focus toward more academic pursuits, leaving her aspirations for dancing behind. She was attending the University of Marquette College of Business, when she discovered Fred Astaire Dance Studios, and re-discovered her passion for the arts. More importantly, she fell in love with the mission of the FADS company as a whole, and found the opportunity to combine her love for the arts with the love of helping people become better versions of themselves. She spent many years doing just that as an instructor and earning numerous top teacher accolades. She then got the opportunity to become a Studio Manager, and found that to be a way to impact even more people. She began her journey with Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Pleasant Prairie in November of 2020, and has been loving it ever since!