A first-generation Hispanic College Student and latest serving Governing Board Student Trustee of Grossmont College and Open Educational Resources (OER) Student Intern. He’s represented around 18,000 students as the Student Trustee in my college district. His experience and involvement include advocacy in both the state and the federal government level. He has lobbied for the strengthening of the Pell Grant, investments in education and workforce development, reauthorizing the higher education act, as well as supporting the Dreamers. A student who has taken part in helping save students $1.3 Million on textbooks alongside all other OER Advocates and users in Grossmont College.