Andres joined MBCA in 2019. He graduated from Cornell University in 2018, where he majored in English with a concentration in creative writing. While there, he founded the school's spoken word poetry team, edited a fiction column for The Cornell Daily Sun, and tutored student inmates at a maximum security prison in writing. Before joining MBCA, he was an editorial intern at Soho Press and co-led creative writing workshops at the arts education nonprofit Writopia Lab. He is conversational in Spanish.