Carina is an enthusiast that considers herself to be both from Chihuahua, Mexico and Colorado, USA. She was born in Colorado, but has spent most of her life in Mexico. She’s lived in the USA for the last 8 years where she graduated from Colorado State University with a dual degree in General Psychology and Communication Studies. During her undergraduate career she became passionate about different cultures, traveling, and social justice. She is very excited about teaching 2nd graders at Santa Monica since it combines all of those three passions. In her free time, Carina loves to dance, practice yoga, and read in addition to building meaningful relationships.