Hometown: Baldwin Park, CA
Previous School: South El Monte High School
College: Castellanos is entering her third year playing for the Lady Red Hawks.
High School: Castellanos played four years of varsity softball at South El Monte High School. She also played soccer and ran cross country. Her athletic achievements include Rookie of the Year for softball and cross county, most improved and best defense for soccer and honorable mention softball honors. Her academic honors include being on the principal’s honor roll, having perfect attendance for two years, and being awarded the Good Samaritan Award. Her club teams were Team Smith, Strike Force, and Rampage.
Personal: Julissa is the daughter of Ray and Olga Castellanos. Her interests include working out, Mexican candy, hiking, and music. Her career goal is to go into family law.
Reason for coming to Simpson: "I came to Simpson for softball and the Christian environment."