Sandra was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2020 with her B.A. in Psychological and Brains Sciences and a minor in Economics. While at WashU, she played the guitar in a Mariachi Band. She's an active listener of podcasts, her favorites being This American Life and Rough Translation. She is bilingual in Spanish, speaks conversational Italian, and is currently learning Portuguese. She hopes to go back to school in the next two years to get her M.A in Public Health.