Kristina was born in Pennsylvania and moved to South Carolina nine years ago. She has served as a high school English teacher since she migrated, and her biggest passion is building meaningful connections with her students. She and her husband have been foster parents for over five years and have children of all different ages in and out of their home. Kristina has an adopted daughter Jamie (Jamie was their first-ever foster placement), and a biological son, Kayson. She has a huge heart for the foster and adoptive community, and she co-hosts a foster and adoption podcast called What They’re Worth. Kristina and her family are members of Hope Fellowship Church in Rock Hill, SC.