grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin the daughter of an incarcerated parent. At eighteen she headed out to Los Angeles to attend the American College of Applied Arts. As the cost of education became a financial burden she joined the United States Army where she served six years as a Civil Affairs Specialist. She returned to college at Santa Monica College where she majored in Dance and went on to continue her studies at UCLA. For the last 25 years Angel has worked as a Personal Trainer and raising her family. She is currently President of the Parents’ Association at Shattuck St. Mary’s and loves working with POPS, both in the classroom and at special events.