She is the granddaughter of Ciporah Medovoi, of Los Angeles, and Martha and Robert Klotz, of Denver.
Samara attends Orange Grove Middle School, where she is on the yearbook committee. She enjoys playing the piano and traveling.
For her mitzvah project, she is supporting Hand-In-Hand, a bilingual school in Israel that brings Arab and Jewish students together in classes taught in Hebrew and Arabic. On a recent visit, she brought basketballs and volleyballs to donate to the Hand-In-Hand campus in Jerusalem.