Desiree was born and raised in Orlando, FL. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Human Communication and a minor in Political Science. Desiree began her TRIO experience working as an Academic Advisor for Upward Bound. Recently, she joined the PRIME STEM team and serves as the Program Coordinator. She is looking forward to continuing her journey in SSS and providing support to our scholars. Desiree is a lover of music and outside of work, enjoys various artistic pursuits such as painting, design, and crafting.