Maribel was born and raised in Roswell, New Mexico, but has called the Twin Cities her home for the past 14 years. She was introduced to tennis in high school and played collegiate volleyball for 2 years at New Mexico Military Institute, where she earned her Associates in Pre-Medicine.
Maribel is a bilingual Student Support Specialist with Minnesota Virtual Schools, where she works with students, schools, parents, and outside agencies about students’ needs to develop effective school program components to ensure the student is meeting their high school graduation requirements. She is also a Massage Therapist at Kalla Lily Salon & Spa. She earned her certificate in massage therapy at Aveda Institute and has a B.A. in Sociology from Augsburg University.
Maribel is passionate about social and racial justice issues. She thoroughly enjoys tennis and dancing. She is a life-long learner and likes being active. Maribel is excited to be part of ICT to share her love of tennis through engagement with the youth.