Cari Reed was raised in Corpus Christi. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in 2013. She began working as an Academic Advisor for the College of Science and Engineering at TAMUCC in 2014. In 2018 she transitioned to her current position as an Anchor Team Academic Advisor. She currently advises high school students taking college courses on the TAMU-CC campus, Viking Islander Program students who are participating in our co-enrollment partnership with Del Mar College, and Island Harbor students who are, or were in, the foster care system.