Born in L.A. and have lived and traveled the world, living abroad several times, twice in Japan and again in Vietnam. I was in competitive junior high orchestras, graduated from an arts high school, received a BFA in Photography. I’ve attended culinary school, owned a cafe/Airbnb in Vietnam, done pop-ups, high-end catering, personal cheffing, mariachi band, lived on a couple farms and out of my car. I currently put on the biggest food & wine event in C.O. I was brought to this committee because I have had to experience what it is like to rely on food stamps and experience food insecurity.