Selenea grew up in Marriottsville and has lived in North Carolina and Maryland. She received her associate degree in computer Aided Drafting and Design at Howard Community College in 2018. She then attended UMBC to study Geography and Environmental Systems where she would receive a Bachelor's in 2021 and a Masters in 2023. Selenea was a part of the NOAA EPP/MSI CESSRST Scholar Fellowship where she would work with NOAA scientists and fellow federal government stakeholders. In addition, she interned with NCEI located in Asheville, North Carolina under the NOAA NERTO program in the summer of 2022.
She comes to Baltimore City with a passion for helping residents stay safe, healthy, and live in a sustainable environment. She believes that data is more than points on a map or figure, but rather a story of the people who are included within the study area. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog Remy.