Kristen graduated from the University of Michigan in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in German and linguistics.
After graduating college, Kristen spent four years teaching English as a second language at a small town public school in Japan. She also has experience teaching and translating both Japanese and German, and was a camp counselor at a German language immersion summer camp while in high school.
Fun Facts and Hobbies
- Kristen collects ink stamps (goshuin) from Japanese shrines and temples.
- Although she's not very good at sports, she enjoys hiking, particularly waterfall hikes.
- She loves musicals, and played the flute in her school pit orchestra in high school.