Onay joined the Gary Sinise Foundation in December 2018 as a Technology Coordinator. She was born and raised in Northern California, where she obtained her degree in Political Science from UC Berkeley. Onay has always been passionate about supporting our troops and first responders. After dedicating countless hours volunteering at various military organizations, she set off to pursue her goal of joining the military. In early 2017, Onay joined the California Army National Guard as an Officer Candidate. She expects to commission in August 2019 as a Military Intelligence Officer. Onay is honored to be able to serve her country through the military, as well as a civilian with the Gary Sinise Foundation.