Alejandro (he/him/his) is a first generation graduate student from San Diego, CA. He identifies as Chicano/Latino and is the son of immigrants from Jalisco, Mexico. He is the youngest of five siblings. Alejandro began his higher education career at Cal State San Marcos in the fall of 2012. In his second semester at CSUSM, Alejandro was placed on academic probation. Due to familial events that occurred during his two first years at CSUSM, his academic performance was not what he wanted it to be. Alejandro was able to get the help he needed through the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP).
He successfully completed his B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences in the spring of 2017, graduating summa cum laude.