Born in Seattle, Alina was the fifth of seven siblings and she was raised in a conservative Mormon household. Alina moved to Mesa, Arizona, when she was 5 years old where she stayed until 2009. At this point, her parents divorced and she moved to St, George, Utah, with her mother. Alina modeled for Nordstorms and Dillards as a child. She was also a talented gymnast who participated in competitive gymnastics until she was 12; winning multiple state championships in Arizona as well as coaching others. Before she began working in the adult entertainment industry, she worked as a solar panel technician for a year and she also worked at a boarding school for troubled children for a month and a half.