Mariajose Ortega recently moved back to Miami, FL from Jersey City, New Jersey. Mariajose graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Child Protection.
Her dream is to advocate for children in the juvenile system by giving them a voice and helping them create successful paths in life. Mariajose also enjoys working with organizations, such as Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN), that care for children with disabilities on her spare time. She is an avid learner, hard worker and goal-oriented.