College(s) Attended: International University for Graduate Studies, UCLA, California State University Dominguez Hills, and California State University, Sacramento
Degree(s) Earned: Ed.D., Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, Master of Arts in Education (Counseling Option), Pupil Personnel Services Credential, and Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Sociology
Years in Education: 23 years
Number of Years at Benton: 23 years
Favorite Book: The Bible, A Lesson Before Dying, Great Expectations. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Still I Rise, The Autobiography of Malcolm X, The Bluest Eye, The Confession, The Invisible Man, To Kill A Mockingbird, and a plethora of other books, including additional classic novels
Favorite Visual Artist: Thomas Kincaid, Peter Max, and Archibald Motley
Favorite Performing Artist: Yolanda Adams, Cardi B., Anita Baker, Beyonce, Toni Braxton, J. Cole, Drake, Kirk Franlkin, Whitney Houston, Jennifer Hudson, Michael Jackson, Alicia Keys, DJ Khaled, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Prince, Luther Vandross, as well as an array of jazz artists
Favorite Thing to Do: Travel the world and vacation with my husband and daughter, Felix and Reina, respectively! Barcelona ~ Spain, Paris ~ France, London ~ England, and Sydney ~ Australia have been my favorite places thus far. Next stop...The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japanl!!!