BackgroundInterview Date:January 2019
Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: Biracial: Half White and Half Hispanic
Sexual Orientation: Pansexual
Graduation Year: 2021
High School Experience: Public school in Tampa, FL with a graduating class of about 650 students.
First Generation College Student: No, but I’m low-income
Major: Cognitive Science
Extracurricular Activities: I [have a leadership position] in the Diversity Council for my college, I’m in the Rice Association for Mental Health Alliance, and I am a coordinator and an adviser for Orientation Week.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
Advising and coordinating for Orientation Week and the Diversity Council have had a pretty large impact. Diversity Council is within my own college, and there are eleven colleges on campus and we work with different administration members and also across campus by hosting cultural events and also discussions. That’s been pretty cool.