SEBASTIAN is a Seattle native, born and raised in the Central District. She graduated from Nova High School in 2009 and went on to live in NY for a year before returning to Seattle to go to college at Seattle Central College to explore career paths. She received a BA in Applied Behavioral Sciences in 2019. Her focus while in school was on child development and psychology, behavior, foster youth, and incarcerated youth.
Sebastian has worked with children from birth to 8th grade. She really found her passion for working with kids after spending about 5 years supervising at a home daycare. She then did some teachers assistant work at John Muir Elementary School and spent a year working with youth at Washington Middle School. While in school Sebastian had the opportunities to intern at Amara, working with foster and adopted youth, and at Therapeutic Health Services. Sebastian is currently a Site Coordinator at Thorndyke Elementary School in Tukwila.