Aja was born and raised in Santa Rosa, California. While attending Santa Rosa Junior College she fell in love with Environmental Studies and declared it as her major. In 2017 Aja transferred to Humboldt State University where she completed her Bachelor’s degree amidst the Redwoods and the coast. Accomplished and homesick she returned to her native Sonoma County with the hopes of helping the environment and her community. In 2019 she joined the SCCA family as a field organizer helping to educate the public on the dangers of synthetic pesticides. Aja has dedicated her future to environmental advocacy and looks forward to furthering her community engagement.