Gabriela grew up in a bilingual and bicultural household in San Diego, California, English, and Spanish. Inspired by her Mexican heritage and experiences traveling to Mexico and Colombia, Gabriela has developed a passion for the Spanish language and all things Hispanic/Latino. She is currently a student at Gonzaga University, majoring in marketing and minoring in Spanish. As a former NCAA Division 1 soccer player, Gabriela has traveled throughout the United States and met soccer lovers worldwide.
Gabriela loves to take road trips, explore national parks, hike, and go to the beach in her spare time. She is also a passionate dog mom who rarely sees her loving and energetic rescue blue-heeler, Bleu. Gabriela is excited to work for Freestyle Languages and be a part of a team that emphasizes the importance of diversity and community.