Annika is a lifelong Twin Cities resident, being born and raised in South Minneapolis. She moved to St. Paul where she majored in Educational Studies and Sociology at Macalester College, graduating Cum Laude in 2022. Her studies focused on education policy, philosophies, and accessibility. She’s always had a passion for working with young learners, and has previously worked with and taught children ages 7 weeks through 14 years old! When she’s not working, she loves to crochet, cook and bake, go to the gym, rollerblade, explore Minnesota, and spend time with her pets.