She attended Mystic Falls High School from Seasons One to Four, where she was a cheerleader, honor student, and one of the most popular girls in the school.
Elena wants to become a great writer, and she has a diary in which she writes everything that happens in her life.
Elena at one point tried to decide which of her friend Caroline's traits were the most annoying, her control freakishness or her delusional positivity.
Elena told Stefan that in the second grade Caroline had Elena help her build a Barbie castle.
In order to bring Stefan and others back back from The Other Side, Damon and Elena sacrificed themselves, while Liv Parker performed a spell that the Travelers used to bring back their leader, Markos.
Elena Gilbert is the female protagonist of The Vampire Diaries.
She is a vampire who is also the fourth known and last surviving doppelgänger of Amara.
When Elena was seven, she lost her ball in the basement of the Gilbert Building, and almost came across one her father's experiments for the Augustine society after she heard screams, possibly from an unknown vampire.
Just as she was about to open the basement's room, she was stopped in time by her father before she could enter the room.