Sam is from Vista, California (about 30 miles north of San Diego). She graduated from the University of Redlands in 2016 with degrees in English and Visual & Media Studies with Honors. During her time at Redlands, she studied abroad in Scotland at the University of Edinburgh and was committed to living abroad after undergrad. After graduating, she lived and taught English in Menorca, Spain, for two years.
Sam is most interested in how social media shapes public consciousness and how this can be used to further the representation and acceptance of certain groups and communities.
She enjoys meeting for coffee, group viewings of movies / tv shows, hiking, swimming, and doubling over laughing.