Kristen is a first-generation, low-income student from Joshua, Texas. She earned her B.S. in Pre-Professional Counseling with Minors in Psychology and Children/Family Ministries from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. She has 8 years of experience working in Youth Ministries and 3 years of experience volunteering and working in the Social Work field. She enjoys volunteering, rock climbing, and spending time with her family.