Elisa Enriquez was born 'Elisa del Carmen Vazquez' in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Both of her Cuban-born parents ended up in Puerto Rico, where they met, married and had three daughters, after fleeing from Fidel Castro's dictatorship. She spent most of her childhood in Orlando, Florida after her first seven years in Puerto Rico. She currently lives with her husband (also the first-born of Cuban parents) and her two children in Los Alamos, New Mexico. When not working as an Ombuds Specialist (with a background in psychology) and being a mom, Elisa is the featured vocalist for the Los Alamos Big Band, enjoys performing musical theater and loves to Zumba.