Cristina’s passion comes directly from working alongside youth in the communities she grew up in and has worked in. She was born and raised in beautiful Southwest Denver, graduating from Abraham Lincoln High School and received a Bachelor’s degree from Regis University. After teaching for four years at South High School, Cristina went on to design and implement the post-secondary program at Denver Kids as the Future Options Coordinator. Her last year and half at Denver Kids was as the Program Director of Enrichment and Community Partnerships, where she continued to drive the mission with a stellar team. Cristina is currently the Director of Programs at YEBO Media, where she is co-creating and designing programming for postsecondary access.