Denise was born and raised in Southern California. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology. In college, Denise was a member of the Cross Country team and served as a counselor at a camp for kids who have been affected by their parents’ cancer.
Denise loves to be active and wants to help others to regain and maintain their activity, which has led her to work in Physical Therapy. Her goal is to become a Physical Therapy Assistant and is currrently taking classes at Mt. San Antonio College to prepare herself to apply for grad school.
She began her time as an intern at PPT in the summer of 2017 and continued to volunteer once she graduated from UC Santa Cruz.
During her free time, Denise enjoys working out at the gym, spending time with friends, and taking her younger siblings to Disneyland.