I have lived in Hawaii, Rhode Island, Ohio, North Carolina, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. I went to Duke University and earned my Bachelor of Science in Biology. I taught 5th and 6th grade for one year at a public charter school in Maryland before coming to Hill Country in 2021.

What is your favorite sport?
My favorite sport is track and field.

What is your favorite hobby or one of your favorite things?
My favorite hobby is running. I try to train for at least one half marathon a year. I’m hoping to do a full marathon by 2025.

What is your favorite food?
My favorite food is called arroz con pollo y gandules. It is a Puerto Rican rice, beans, and chicken dish.

Growing up, you hoped to become a…
Doctor, which I am on track to still do!

Other than the Bible, what’s your all-time favorite book?
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

What is an interesting fact about you?
One interesting fact about me is that I spent two months in Australia, backpacking across the country.

If you could meet one historical figure or famous person, who would it be and why?
If I was able to meet a historical figure, it would be one of the Little Rock Nine. They had to overcome challenges and obstacles that I could never imagine and that I thankfully do not have to because of their sacrifice. I would love to talk to them about what kept them going through the most difficult time in their lives.

What is your favorite Scripture or quote?
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. James 1:2-3

Who has had the greatest influence on your life and why?
My parents have had the greatest influence on my life. They have sacrificed and taught me so much. All of which have helped me be successful.

What do you believe makes Hill Country distinct?
I believe Hill Country is distinct because it places just as much importance on teaching and supporting good and godly character as it does in placing importance on great academics.

What do you love about teaching at Hill Country?
What I love most about teaching at Hill Country is the eagerness that I see the students have to not only learn their core subjects but also to seek a relationship with and learn about Christ.