Aliyah has cheered competitively for thirteen years. She also cheered for her local middle and high school where she held the title of captain at both. She attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she cheered for four years. She started coaching tumbling classes in 2010, and transitioned into All-Star in 2014 while attending college. Aliyah is USASF certified in all levels 1-5.