A Kansas City native, Archuleta grew up in a military family and completed high school in Georgia. She received an accounting degree from DeVry University (Kansas City, MO) and a MBA degree from Baker University (Overland Park, KS). She has held positions of Academic Dean, Faculty Director, and Assistant Professor, and served 8 years in the United States Army Reserve.   


She has been teaching and writing, while reaching diverse audiences. A sought-after speaker, Archuleta addresses real-life issues with poetry and humor.  


Archuleta is the winner of Kansas City's Urban Best Poet Award and received a nomination for Poet of the Year by the AAMBC Literary Awards. She is former co-host of the radio talk show A Closer Look on KGGN 890 radio in Kansas City, as well as a former senior writer for She is a Prose Editor for Veteran's Voices magazine.


Archuleta has spoken at numerous events, women's groups, and book clubs. She's also facilitated workshops for churches, book clubs, and various organizations, including the National Black MBA Association.


Her work has been featured in the Sun Times, Military Brat Life, The National Library of Poetry and various on-line publications, including Nia Magazine and Permission to Write. ​She lives in the Los Angeles area.