Valeria grew up In Kerman, CA, 30 minutes west of Fresno. She graduated from Kerman High School in 2017, where she was a participant in the Kerman Friday Night Live Chapter at her high school. After graduating high school, she joined the Friday Night Live California Youth Council (CYC) as a Fresno Representative from 2017- 2019 then served on the Council’s Leadership Team from 2019-2021. She has planned two Statewide FNL Youth Summits that have had over 700 youth attendees from across the state.
She is currently in her final semester at California State University, Fresno and will be graduating in December 2021 with a Bachelors of Science in Recreation Administration, with an emphasis in Community Recreation and Youth Services, Certificate in Special Event Planning, and Certificate in Grant Writing and Management. She is the Program Coordinator for Friday Night Live at Sunnyside and Roosevelt High Schools in Southeast Fresno.
Some of Valeria’s hobbies include painting, gaming, squish hunting, and watching K-Dramas.