Elyssia Perez is an Independent Educational Consultant and the owner of Dream Catchers Educational Consulting. She is a member of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians in Temecula, California. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from California Baptist University, a Master’s degree in Educational Counseling from Azusa Pacific University, and is currently enrolled in the Independent Educational Consultant Certificate Program at University of California, Irvine. She is passionate about working with Native American students and First Generation students to help them achieve their higher education dreams. She is well-versed in every aspect of the college admissions process and seeks to raise the percentage of Native American students attaining higher education degrees.