Avril Hertneky, (Arabic: أفريل هيرتينكي: born December 6, 1992), is Deaf an Assyrian/Iraqi-Canadian. She lives with her Deaf husband, Brian, and their two beautiful children in the USA. She was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, she was raised in Brampton, Ontario. She graduated from George Brown College in Toronto and earned a certificate as a Makeup Artist. In July 2014, she was a contestant as Miss Canada at the Miss and Mister Deaf International, Inc., held in England. She has the gifts/spirit of a Christian. She has three rabbits - Pookie, Elias, and Dosha. She enjoys having the freedom of being a stay-at-home mom to Esther and Mesha while running her pet sitting business from her home. Avril wants to fight, push for reform with the government in order to save Deaf children from her struggles.