I was born in El Centro, California and grew up in the California mission town of San Juan Bautista and Oakdale, California. I earned M.A. from California State University, Stanislaus in 2011 in Educational School Counseling. Earned my B.S. in Journalism & Mass Communications with an emphasis in Magazine Production from San Jose State University where I was Editor in Chief of Access Magazine. I have worked in higher education for 11 years prior to joining the Students First Center team in 2014. I look forward to many more years at UC Merced assisting students in achieving their educational goals. I also manage a team of student assistants as well as the SFC social media accounts, digital signage and website. Contact me if you would like us to assist you in promoting your events.