Yuriy was born and raised in small town in Ukraine. 7 years ago he and his wife moved to the United States where their two children were born. Yuriy's wife Anya is a Holistic Makeover winner and chose Yuriy to be her Pay it Forward contribution as a part of the makeover. It gave him an opportunity to work with personal Life Coach Ted Behr. At this point of his life, Yuriy is ready to find out who he truly is by being honest with himself and trying to change himself in order to become this person. He thinks that he has a good chance to do it with his wife and his coach by his side.