Jillian Saenz was born and raised in Norwalk, California. She attended St. Paul High School and continued my education at Clarkson University in upstate New York to persue her goal of recieving a bachelors degree in Bioloigy while also playing college volleyball. She ultimatley came home to California to finish school and graduated from CSUDH with a Bachelors Degree in Biology in 2021. Ms. Saenz began teaching at New LA in 2021 while completlting her Masters degree in Education. Along with teaching 7th grade Science she also teaches High School Biology and Chemistry during her summers. Her love for science grew in the classroom as a young student and she hopes to bring that spark for science to students at New LA!