Originally from Belize, Jacinta is committed to protecting Belize’s marine resources having spent much of her childhood on or near the water. She attended the University of South Florida where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. Jacinta recently earned a Master of Development Policy from the KDI School of Public Policy and Management in Sejong City, South Korea. She concentrated her studies on International Development and Public Administration. Now that she’s back home, she tries to soak up as much sun as possible and is excited to become scuba certified.