I applied to become a League Leader because I care deeply about issues that affect my community. I wanted to learn as much as possible about education inequality and what I can do to help as a current student that is living and operating under an educational institution.
I applied to be a League Leader in large part because of this amazing space that I can help create. It connects higher education policy with those who are within education currently and creates an amazing conversation on various topics that I cannot wait to get into.
I’m very proud of my Mexican heritage and roots. I wanted to pay tribute to those roots. Also, I’ve always loved the symbolism of fire and how it can be a savior, but also a destroyer. It just depends on how you use it.
The Education Trust in Tennessee advocates for equitable education for historically underserved students across the state. We believe in centering the voices of Tennessee students and families as we work alongside them for the future they deserve.