I was born in Guatemala. I grew up speaking Spanish and English, which made me quite the Spanglish baby/child/teenager (must admit, I’m still a Spanglish kid at heart). I graduated from Universidad Rafael Landívar with a major in communication sciences.
I moved to North Carolina in July 2016 to pursue an M.A. in mass communication with a focus on journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While there, I co-founded Carolina Ahora, a Spanish news show that reports on relevant topics to the Latinx community on campus. During my last semester, I was the news director for both Carolina Ahora and Carolina Now.