Karla’s journey with UYC began in ninth grade at High Tech High Chula Vista when she started serving as President of her campus’ Christian Club.  She continued in that leadership role for all four years and saw God transform many of her friends’ lives.  During high school, she also did a month-long administrative internship with UYC that  familiarized her with the behind-the-scenes aspects of the ministry.  In May, she became the organization’s Director of Administration and Communications.  Currently a student at Mesa College with an interest in Public Health, she also enjoys leading worship and global mission trips at her church, Iglesia Bethel Evangelista.  






Karla Gastelum​