Christina Hernandez


What degree and/or certification are you working toward or have you already earned at Whitworth?
M.Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Children? How many and what age(s)?
Twin boys, age 10

Why Whitworth? Why now?
I chose Whitworth because of the evening program. I work full time.

What's been the best part so far about attending graduate school at Whitworth?
The staff has been the best part because they really do care about Whitworth students.

Favorite movie
Sweet Home Alabama

If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
Backpacking in Europe

Where do you work?
I'm a case manager for the homeless population

What else do you have to balance in life while pursuing academic study?
Being a single mom and working full time

We'd be surprised to know... I can blow bubbles from my mouth.

Advice for other adults considering Whitworth's evening graduate school
It's hard work and tough at times; however, I am hopeful that it will pay off someday.

If you were able to say a few words at a Whitworth graduation, what would they be?
Follow your heart and pursue your dream.