Born in Cali, Colombia, orphan from a very early age from both parents. She did her studies at San Buenaventura University in the field of Preschool Education. She also has a specialty in accounting and secretarial studies.
 
Pastor Monica came to the United States in 1996 and later on became a United States citizen. That same year she met Raymond Jaquez and they were married a short time later.  In 1998 she received the Lord and then completed her three year theological studies at The Great I Am Ministry in Queens, New York.

She is currently studying Christian Psychology, holds women conferences throughout the year and is currently finishing her book title “Woman of Change.”