Samantha Osuna was born and raised in Yuma, Arizona, near the Mexican border of San Luis Río Colorado Sonora. As the daughter of an immigrant field worker, who learned to speak English with the help of Arizona Western College, resources provided by the government and other programs in the area her mother was determined to instill the importance of an education and hard work onto Samantha. After graduating from Yuma High School, as a proud member of the Future Business Leaders of America she subsequently attended Arizona Western College where she graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies in 2015. She soon after started to work with the Yuma County Attorney’s Office where she handled Juvenile and Adult Criminal cases for several years. After moving to Mesa, Arizona in order to be presented with the opportunities that a larger city has to offer, she became a Legal Assistant for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office representing the Arizona Department of Child Safety. Most recently, Samantha is proud to be a part of the important work that is being done at the Florence Project. In her personal time, Samantha enjoys watching romantic comedies, watching football and basketball on tv, spending time with her family, and learning to cook new and traditional family recipes.
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