Aksamit at the 2015–16 Orléans World Cup
|Country represented||United States|
|Born||February 18, 1990|
New York City, New York
|Residence||Matawan, New Jersey|
|Height||1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||74 kg (163 lb)|
|Club||Manhattan Fencing Center|
|Head coach(es)||Yury Gelman|
|FIE ranking||current ranking|
She was born in New York City, New York, and lives in Matawan, New Jersey. Her mother and father divorced and she has a half sister, Olivia.  She is of Polish descent, and spent some of her younger years living in Poland with her grandparents. She attended Matawan Regional High School, in New Jersey.
Aksamit attended Pennsylvania State University on a fencing scholarship, majoring in kinesiology, and graduated in 2012. She taught fencing at Brookdale Community College and teaches fencing at St. John Vianney.
She started fencing when she was nine years old. She began fencing at the Polish American Fencing School, under Janusz Mlynek. Her fencing club is the Manhattan Fencing Center, and her coach is Yury Gelman.
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