Maria was born in Mexico and came to the US when she was a year and a half. She has 2 younger siblings and was the first to graduate high school in her family. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, visiting such places as Pennsylvania, Texas, Nevada, and Mexico, and reading. During high school, Maria taught elementary children anger management skills and was part of the Future Hispanic Leaders of America club, as well as Journalism. Maria began her work experience at 16 at a fast food joint jumping to telemarking for an insurance company and finally landing at BSR. She began working for the company in 2016.