BackgroundInterview Date:October 2018
Gender Identity: Male
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Public charter school in Fort Worth, Texas with a graduating class of about 70 students. There was a culture of going to college at my school. In other parts of [my neighborhood], you went to college only if you got good grades.
First Generation College Student: Yes
Major: Environmental Science
Extracurricular Activities: Salsa Club, Minority Scientists & Engineers (MSE), Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, and Hispanic Society of Lafayette.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
All of them did. Salsa is a good way to destress from classes and I got to perform this year. The others are a good way to talk with other minorities who are in STEM majors.