Michelle started her journey with DREAM in 2005 as a freshman at the University of Vermont, where she was a mentor in the Franklin Street program for four years. Michelle was thrilled when she learned of the opportunity to be a part of DREAM again in 2013, when the Growth Team was initiated.
Michelle is currently a student at UCLA School of Law, with a specialization in Critical Race Studies. Michelle formerly taught high school math in New York City for five years. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a BA in Economics and from Saint John's University with an MS in Math Education. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, dancing, reading, traveling, and yoga on the beach.