Amber Ortiz is a Program Coordinator for Virtual Coaching Services at College Forward. Originally from San Diego, California Amber graduated with a Health Science and Education degree from California State University, Chico. Upon graduation, she relocated to Austin, Texas where she served as an Access Coach and AmeriCorps member for College Forward. As a coach, she was able to discover her passion for working with students while motivating them to achieve their postsecondary educational goals. Outside of work when she’s not taking photos or chasing a sunset, you can find her catching a flight anywhere, jamming out to a new Spotify playlist or on a road trip to her next National Park.