Ariana Martin was born and raised in Inglewood, CA. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.A. in Ethnic Studies and a B.S. in Cognitive & Behavioral Neuroscience.
As someone who used welfare services, they always have been committed to serving marginalized communities at different capacities. Ariana is passionate about serving marginalized youth through education, mentorship, and outreach. During her undergraduate career, she served as a mentor, college readiness coach, and as a behavioral interventionist.