Alexandra Rehhorn grew up in Freiburg in the southwestern part of Germany. She studied Latin American Studies, Cultural Studies and Linguistics at the German universities of Eichstätt and Potsdam and at the Colombian universities Universidad Nacional de Colombia and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá. After receiving her M.A. in 2016 at Universität Potsdam, she worked with the DAAD as a Foreign Language Assistant at the University of Bucaramanga until May 2017. Currently she is teaching DaF at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.