Jovanca was born and raised in Aruba. In 2016, she obtained her master’s degree in Civil Law at the University of Leiden. Before graduating in law, she obtained a master’s degree in Criminology as well, focusing on criminal policy and law enforcement.
As a student, Jovanca gained experience through internships and by working as a legal assistant for several law firms.
Furthermore, Jovanca actively contributed to society as well. For example, cooperating with the municipality The Hague, she co-founded a foundation that offers a six-month Dutch language course to first year students from the Dutch Caribbean.