General Name: Jasmine Hiyara Aliases: Mina to her close friends. Age: 21 Birthdate: July 18th Origin: Oman (border of Saudi Arabia/UAE/Yemen) Ethnicity: Omani Arab Languages: Arabic, English Occupation: Housekeeper Current Residence: The hotel she currently works at Appearance Eyes: Brown/green Hair: Dark brown Height: 5'4” Build: Curvy; full hips and bust Scars: None Attire: She is always wearing long pants and shirt, as well as niqab (covering the face, hair and cheeks) Accessories: Just a headscarf Weapon of Choice: None Personality: Basic: Very quiet but caring, sweet and loving. She is often shy when you first meet her, and enjoys keeping her emotions and thoughts hidden. However, Yasmine enjoys laughing and talking with others. Strengths: Helping others, talking to most people, very compassionate and patient. Weaknesses: Men. She's really not keen on men, especially the dominant and rude type. Fears: Being sent back to her home country, being forced to marry she does not like, failing in America and living her life alone. Likes: Reading, painting, going to unique restaurants, talking with her co-workers and gardening. Dislikes: Again, men. People who are unkind and arrogant. Those who judge her based on her appearance. Religion: Muslim/Undecided. Background Family: Yasmine has two biological sisters; four half-brothers and two half-sisters. Her extended family is very large, with many aunts/uncles and an unnumbered amount of cousins. Mother: Priya Hiyara (biological); Nabila Hiyara and Sabah Hiyra (step-mothers) Father: Mohammed Hiyara Upbringing: Yasmine was brought up in a small home, surrounded by many members of her close and extended family. They lived often in despair and suffering, and fighting was constant among her siblings. Yasmine's mother was the third and final wife of her father, and she is the youngest of her two biological sisters. She disliked her life very much, and wished that she had the opportunity to go to school like her brothers. However, they lived far from the urban centres, and Yasmine was forced to stay home and work as a seamstress. From the age of ten she was taught how to sew properly and hem garments. When the young woman was betrothed to a man with already one wife and several children, however, Yasmine stole some money from her father and travelled to America. Here, she has claimed refuge status and now is working at a hotel in the city.