Pastor Amalia was born and raised in southern California. In eighth grade, she felt the call to ministry while preparing for her career speech. She graduated in 2020 from Oakwood University in Huntsville, Alabama with her B.A. in Ministerial Theology where she worked in various ministry positions on campus. Her vision is to nurture wholistic people, preach the gospel of Jesus Christ, and build bridges across generational and cultural divides. In her free time, she hikes, camps, travels, and spends time with her friends and family.