BackgroundInterview Date:April 2019
Gender Identity: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Graduation Year: 2020
High School Experience: Public high school in Portland, OR with a graduating class of about 900 students. There wasn’t a strong culture of going to college. A lot went to community college, some went to in-state colleges, and a few went to out of state colleges.
First Generation College Student: Yes
Major: Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting and Finance
Extracurricular Activities: I [have a leadership position] in First-Generation Low-Income Partnership (FLIP) and the Association for Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA).
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
FLIP helped me establish myself and ground myself in college academically. ALPFA has helped me make professional connections in the Atlanta area and across the country and get to know my other classmates that are interested in business.