As the cook's daughter, Elena Ramos spent her childhood on Southfork with John Ross and Christopher Growing up, John Ross, Christopher and Elena were as close as the Three Musketeers, and while Elena never played favorites between the cousins, it was always Christopher who secretly had her heart. When a misunderstanding led to their wedding getting called off, a heartbroken Elena fled to Mexico, where John Ross found her and confessed his love. After he later lied to Elena about his plan to take over Southfork, Elena dumped him and found her way back into Christopher's heart. With a stake in Ewing Energies and her dream of success in the oil industry, Elena is ready to strike it big.