Karina is originally from Chihuahua, Mexico and graduated from high school in McAllen, TX. She went on to attend Seminario Teologico Bausista Mexicano in 2008 and in 2009 she studied pastoral ministry at World Reach Bible Institute. In 2011, Karina obtained her CNA licensure at New Horizons Medical Institute and was subsequently endorsed as a Chaplain in 2012. Karina and her husband, Eric Drake, have been married for 10 years and have both served as co-pastors at Emanuel Hispanic Baptist Church in Athens. She enjoys helping people from different ethnicities and sharing God’s love.