Vivian Perera grew up in Miami surrounded by friends who were break dancers, graffiti artists and into Hip-Hop music. The night she fell in love with Catalyst was at a Youth for Christ banquet. It was then that she met Joel, the founder of Catalyst, and became acquainted with him in her desire in helping him with this project. It was a connection that they developed with the foundation of interest of Hip-Hop, graffiti, and break dancing. This connection then led to a relationship for the two and now they are currently engaged. It was another birthday celebration at Catalyst for Vivian at the same time that it was the 8th anniversary of Catalyst, when Joel proposed to her. She was very surprised and happily accepted his proposal at this appropriate venue at the place that is the heart and joy for her fiancée.