The daughter of immigrants from Colombia and Germany, both sides of Kristina Adler Arjona's family got their US citizenship through the American Military. Kristina was born in Washington D.C. and has lived in North Carolina, New York, Alabama, and now Atlanta, GA. After her father left the military, he became a medical missionary and Kristina spent a good chunk of her childhood traveling the world and found storytelling to be the easiest way to connect. She began using performance techniques at a young age, particularly in China.
Kristina studied theatre at the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham, AL. After that, she completed her BFA in Acting and BA in Theatrical Design & Production from Elon University and was an apprentice with the California International Theatre Festival.
Kristina owns the film production company Jump Cut Collective, where she directs and produces work that emphasizes women, LGBTQIA+, and BIPOC in front and behind the camera. Her work has been showcased i