A Los Angeles native, Karina possesses over ten years of experience as an administrative professional. Karina began her career working for former Los Angeles City Councilwoman Wendy Greuel, and later became her scheduling assistant. Karina also worked in the entertainment industry as a production assistant in set design. Karina attends Los Angeles City College where she is enrolled in the paralegal program and is studying history. Karina resides in Koreatown with her mother, who immigrated to the United States from Chihuahua, Mexico, and her siblings. She has a passion for music classical literature and Greek mythology.