Christina was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Arizona in her young teen years. After seeing her first summer sunset, this California-coast lover fell deeply in love with the beautiful 48th state and it’s glowing desert views. She was a writer and multimedia journalist in the greater Phoenix metropolitan valley before heading back to California. Following her passions after graduating the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication from Arizona State University, Christina found herself winning the title of Miss Maricopa County, a local title of the Miss America Organization. With being a survivor of suicide loss and having deep passion for humanitarianism, she spent her year of service holding the platform of Suicide Awareness and Prevention where traveled across Arizona advocating on the topic. Her work with The Commit Campaign has done nothing but deepen her passion on the topic and the enriched her strive to reduce the nation’s suicide rate. Christina is a chocolate-addict, niece and nephew lover, avid runner, and word-vomiter, and proud Sun Devil alumna.