Aketzali is from Chiapas, Mexico. She inherited her passion for teaching from her parents and from an early age she became interested in the English language. She loves reading, dancing, and traveling and works as a volunteer teacher with teenagers from Cholul, Yucatán. She finds inspiration in helping students share their stories in a different language through creativity, fun and purpose. The city of Merida took her in during her time as a student, which eventually opened the door to Habla, where she has found a new family.