Aliyah Valdez

Assistant Director | Fitness


Aliyah was born and raised in Miami, FL. She attended UCF and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Science and began her employment with the Recreation and Wellness Center. Aliyah served as a Group Exercise Instructor, F45 Coach, and Fitness Supervisor. To continue her love for collegiate recreation, Aliyah became the Group Fitness Graduate Assistant at The Ohio State University and graduated with her Master’s in Higher Education and Student Affairs. She then served as the Coordinator for Fitness & Wellness at UNC-Chapel Hill. Aliyah returned to UCF in June 2023 and now serves as the Assistant Director of Fitness. Fun facts about Aliyah include: her favorite color is blue, her favorite show is Grey’s Anatomy, she loves going on walks, weightlifting, watching TV shows, and trying new food!

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