Sophia Ventura-Cruess is a TKF Mentor at Marvin Elementary, where she provides one on one support to students and helps cultivate a culture of peace and restorative practices on campus.
Sophia is currently a Master's student at the University of San Diego, receiving her MA in peace and justice studies. Additionally, Sophia is trained in restorative facilitation and conflict resolution strategies. She is deeply passionate about fostering safe and inclusive schooling communities that promote social justice principles.
“I wanted to support the work of TKF because I believe in the transformative power of peace education and mentorship. I feel privileged to be a part of a team that shares such a strong conviction to change our community for the better”
Outside of the campus, Sophia loves to cook, workout, and hang out with family and friends. Her favorite thing to cook is tamales and she is always ready to contribute to a potluck!