Larisa was born and raised in Brownsville, Texas. She moved to College Station to attend Texas A&M University, and received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 2015. Larisa is recently engaged to her best friend, J.T.; they plan to get married in May 2018. She has been heavily involved in Grace Bible Church’s college ministry, children’s ministry at Creekside, and is now serving the young adult ministry -- she is excited to join Kingdom Kids this year! Larisa has a passion for working with children, and hopes to go back to school to be a pediatric nurse. In her free time, she enjoys calligraphy, playing soccer, games, traveling and spending time with her community.