Raechelle Pedraja joined the Gary Sinise Foundation in January 2020 as the Junior Graphic Designer. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Raechelle has always been passionate about art, especially graphic design , which she studied at California State University, Northridge. Since graduating in 2017, she has worked in the beauty and entertainment industry designing graphics for companies including Schwarzkopf Professional and the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya). Raechelle is also an avid fan of the NBA and loves to go to live sports events, concerts, and watch Broadway musicals. Through her work at the Gary Sinise Foundation, Raechelle aspires to honor veterans like her uncle , who served in the U.S. Navy for more than 20 years.