Ixchel is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where she served as a musician for nine years before being medically separated. She now uses her abilities as a gamer and cosplayer to reach out in the community through volunteer work and charity events. Ixchel runs monthly charity streams on Twitch, connecting gamers to non-profit organizations throughout the country. Ixchel loves getting to be a hero regardless of her disability. Her favorite part of Kids Can Cosplay is getting to inspire kids and kids at heart.