Kency, native to the region and youngest of seven children, currently lives with her parents and siblings in El Pital. Kency studied at Instituto Polivalente Elvira Madrid and graduated in the first graduating class in 2010 with a degree in Science and Letters with a technical degree in Computer Technology. While completing her high school degree, Kency simultaneously was a student with the organization Guaruma where she took after-school courses for three years. In 2009 Kency helped the local health center give consultations to their pacents, and in the same year volunteered teaching literacy classes to adults who don’t read and write. In 2010 she was a volunteer teacher at the local elementary school. Kency did her professional practicum in 2010 with Un Mundo where she assisted with the project ARTE_RIO, an arts and cultural festival.