Hometown: Baldwin Park, CA
Previous School: South El Monte High School
College: Castellanos is entering her second year playing for the Lady Red Hawks.
High School: Castellanos joins the Red Hawks from South El Monte High School, where she earned Rookie of the Year and first and second team all-league honors. She also won the coaches award and was named most defensive and most improved player. She also played soccer and wrestling and ran cross country. She was on the principal's honor list for four years and earned perfect attendance twice. She played club softball for Team Smith.
Personal: Julissa is the daughter of Ray and Olga Castellanos. Her favorite athlete is Lisa Fernandez; her favorite scripture is Philippians 4:13. She loves fruit and loves to run and work out. Her career goal is to go into family law.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I came to Simpson because I love the small campus and to play softball."