Sandy was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Miami Florida. A 2017 graduate of Sewanee the University of the South, she received her Bachelor’s Degree in International and Global Studies with minors in French and Spanish studies. As a student, Sandy was involved in a wide range of student led organizations and activities focused on social justice issues and celebrating and promoting the multicultural heritages of the student body.

Sandy is part of the Civix team through the Episcopal Service Corps Fellowship, a program of the Episcopal Church that provides a year of service to young adults who want to serve the community by promoting justice and turning faith into action.