Ylioma is 86 years old and has one son, two granddaughters and four great granddaughters. He was born and raised in Cap-Haitian, where he worked in agriculture, growing rice and plantains. He then moved to Lafiteau to be closer to family and work at Mionterie d’Haiti Factory. Growing up he remembers playing card games for bread. He loves to dance and prefers to listen to the radio. His favorite food is legumes and enjoys telling stories from the past.