Born and raised in Tulare County, with a strong belief in God, parents are the owners of Me & Martha’s Mexican Restaurant in Dinuba.
Graduated from Cornell University with a Master’s Degree in Education, attended programs at Princeton and Georgetown Universities.
Owner of an educational consulting business, working with various entities throughout Tulare County to improve the quality of education for all, and taught at the college level.
Trustee since 2012 and current school board president of Cutler-Orosi Unified, together the school board has increased graduation rates from 82% to 96% in three years, and improved reading scores.
Executive Director and Founder of the Cutler-Orosi Young Men’s Initiative, working to provide counseling, mentoring, and employment opportunities to fatherless young men.