Kristen Datta



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.