Denva is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University where she also received her masters degree. She has studied at the Universita degli Studi di Carlo Bo in Italy and most recently has been accepted as a graduate fellow at Harvard's Center for Renaissance Studies, Villa I Tatti, in Florence Italy. Denva has served as a graduate student lecturer at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts and is currently a guest lecturer there. Before attending Harvard, Denva was a high school teacher at the MATCH School in Boston, Massachusetts. At MATCH, Denva taught high school English, both literature and writing, to 9th graders. During her tenure there, MATCH was the recipient of the prestigious EPIC award for excellent teaching practices and MCAS scores.
Denva is originally from South Carolina and has a love for personal fitness and finance. She also has an extensive knowledge of medieval art and method acting.