Keren Figueroa is a Community Worker in Extension for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education (SNAP-ED) in McHenry County. She enjoys educating people on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and being physically active in their daily lives. Keren is passionate to educate not just her family and friends but her community of the importance of making positive nutrition changes, food budgeting, food safety, and physical activity to improve their quality of life and combat the many preventable illnesses that plaque low income communities as well as the Hispanic and Latino communities as well.
Keren attended Northern Illinois University and studied sociology. She also got her NCAA though the University of Utah. She joined in January of 2023.