Selena is a graduate student at the University of New Mexico. She was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her goal is to become a Spanish teacher for students learning their second language and those who learn it as a heritage language. She received her bachelor's in Spanish with a minor in Chemistry. She is an M.A candidate for the Hispanic Linguistics program and is expected to finish May 2021. In her free time, she likes to spend time outdoors camping, jogging, hiking.