Eva was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico but grew up in Chihuahua, Mexico. Her grandfather was a Bracero and is her inspiration for higher education and community work. Before joining Young Farmers, Eva worked as a resource development coordinator for a federally qualified health center in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Eva holds a Master’s degree in Communication Studies from New Mexico State University and a B.A. in Communication and International Studies from The University of New Mexico. She likes to travel, cook, and spend time with her family and pets during her free time.