Member Spotlight: Sophia

SophiaName: Sophia Santillan

League role/ position: Nominating and Placement co-chair

Number of years in the Junior League: 6

Tell us a little bit about where you work:

I’m a high school teacher at a school in D.C.

Where are you from and where have you lived?

Texas! I’ve lived in NC, NH and RI!

Tell us a little about your educational background:

Duke University (math and mechanical engineering.

Favorite hobbies?

I love running, climbing, and eating!

What about family?

I’m a Texan! I grew up in the panhandle and moved to the east coast for college. My family is now spread out across the country, but they live in locations that are very fun to visit (Colorado and California)!

Finish this sentence: Being a member of Junior League inspires me . . . to contribute to my community.

Why do you love Junior League of Annapolis, Inc.?

I love meeting people in JLA and getting to know people in the League and in the community that I wouldn’t otherwise meet. Being in JLA has made me feel like a true Annapolis resident!