Hometown: Ukiah, California
School: California State University, Sacramento
Major: Political Science
Placement: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Daniel was born in the small town of Ukiah in Northern California and raised by parents who immigrated to the United States from Mexico in the late 1980s. With a farmer worker father and a counselor mother, he realized the value of education, strong morals, and hard work. He is a first-generation college student and adamant about the ideals of service by creating a better community around him in any way possible.
Daniel is a rising sophomore at California State University, Sacramento majoring in Political Science. Upon completing his degree, Daniel hopes to attend law school and focus on immigration law to begin a career in supporting individuals to reach their goals and dreams by obtaining citizenship.
As a CHCI Intern, Daniel hopes to gain a wider insight into the legislative process. He hopes that he can use this experience to better prepare him for law school and advocate more effectively for his community.