About Arlyn Frank

Arlyn Frank was born in the Dominican Republic, where she spent all of her summers growing up, but she was raised in Puerto Rico. She likes to reminisce on her childhood in the tropics and her process of immigration and life in the U.S. She created the brand Platano Rising to honor her roots and share a little piece of home. She currently resides in Portland, Oregon with her Korean- American partner Daniel and daughter Amayah.