Tina is a 27-year-old student pursuing a double major associate’s degree in Liberal Arts and General Studies in Clovis, N.M. Currently, Tina is working alongside many advocacy groups offering her expertise as a youth consultant and youth engagement trainer. She also holds a board position on New Mexico’s Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee. After being subjected to a difficult first-hand experience at a young age, today she works as an advocate for any youth or family that has been involved with the child welfare and the juvenile justice systems. When not attending classes, or hanging out with her extensive family, Tina has a passion for traveling and looks forward to soon going out of the country for the first time. She is a recent graduate who enjoys long hours being curled up with a book, and reading to her cat Kilo.