Colleen is a San Diego native who graduated from Chapman University with a degree in Creative Writing (cluster in Communication and Leadership). After completing her undergrad education, she worked in politics across San Diego, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. doing political communication and campaign finance investigation. In 2016, she graduated from the University of San Diego with a Masters in Education. Before starting graduate school Colleen also worked at a radio station in Laguna Beach hosting and producing morning and nighttime programs. She continues to produce podcasts and enjoys recording interviews with friends and family about their stories and life experiences.