Read on to learn more about our facilitator, Karina!


Q: When I was a kid, I wanted to grow up to be…

A: A professional Roller-skater!! I would spend hours in my basement placing flashlights on the steps to give me the “spotlight” effect.


Q: How did you end up at Project Respect?

A: From the moment that I heard what Project Respect was about, I was hooked! I knew that I would love being able to go into the schools and speak with students. I just want to help make a difference.


Q: What do you love most about working with Project Respect?

A: What I love most about Project Respect is being with the students and being able to share some ideas that maybe they’ve never even given much thought to.


Q: Favorite ice cream flavor?

A: Raspberry Chocolate Chunk! YUM!!


Q: What food can you not go without?

A: Chocolate


Q: What’s one of your best memories as a child?

A: Camping/Vacationing with my family


Q: If I could go anywhere in the world…

A: I would love to visit Spain.


Q: People might be surprised to know…

A: that I have gone Sky-diving!


Q: When I’m not in the classroom, I’m most likely to be found…

A: Spending time with my family/friends.


Q: What’s playing on your iPhone right now?

A: Pandora. Hillsong United Young & Free, Rhythms of Grace.


Q: How do you relax?

A: I love to relax by watching a movie with my family or going to coffee with a friend.


Q: What was the last movie, TV show or book that made you emotional, cry or tear up?

A: Annie. ha It’s such a cute movie but the reality of the life of an orphan just breaks my heart.


Q: Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?

A: Jesus


Q: Would you like to be famous? In what way?

A: I would like to be famous for my character. Being an incredible wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend.


Q: What would constitute a perfect day for you?

A: A perfect day would start with sipping on coffee, spending time with my husband. Spending an entire day on the lake and ending with a campfire with family and friends.