Juliana was born and raised in San Francisco, CA. After high school, Juliana attended San Francisco State University. She earned her bachelor’s in Criminal Justice with a minor in Race and Resistance. After graduation, Juliana began to work in the social services field which prompted her passion to working towards pursuing a masters in social work this fall at San Diego State University. In her free time, Juliana enjoys practicing self-care, spending time with loved ones and dog, traveling, and watching sports. Juliana is happy to be interning at Mending Matters to continue learning and growing as a person and professionally.