Estela has worked as an educator in Los Angeles since 1999. She is currently a teacher at a charter school in the MacArthur Park neighborhood of LA. She has taught Kindergarten through 2nd grade and 4th grade and just two years ago started coaching new teachers. Estela is originally from Santa Paula, CA in Ventura County and currently lives in North Hollywood with her husband and daughter.
Estella loves to spend time with her family and friends and also travels as much as possible. She is a TRENZA Founding Mother and is very proud that the organization she helped start in 1994 is still serving the community at UC Berkeley and beyond.