NextGen Latino Leadership Program 2023
Hometown: Desert Hot Springs, California
School: Desert Hot Springs High School
Emmanuel Garcia is a son of Mexican immigrants from Desert Hot Springs, California. He is one of the first of four siblings to enter the NextGen Program. He’s a club member of his school environmental club and tennis sports team. He’s passionate about helping the environment that surrounds his school and home. Thanks to the NextGen Program, he gained a higher sense of belonging and purpose in his community. As well as, proper connections to fuel his goal towards helping his home town.