Hometown: Denver, Colorado
School: University of Northern Colorado
Major: Political Science and Mexican American Studies
Placement: The Office of Sen. Michael Bennet
Jasmine was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. She is a first-generation U.S. citizen, daughter of two immigrant parents who come from Chihuahua, México. Jasmine is a recent graduate from the University of Northern Colorado where she received her B.A. in Political Science and Mexican American Studies with a concentration in social justice and public policy, and a minor in Sociology. Throughout her college experience, Jasmine was involved in several community organizations. Her favorites include working as a Multicultural Outreach and Recruitment Ambassador (MORA), being a charter sister of Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, Inc., and participating as a student senator for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at UNCO.
Jasmine’s core principle is community. Everything that she does, her passions involving social justice and activism, are rooted in seeing her surrounding communities thrive. As a college graduate, Jasmine plans on pursuing her childhood goal of becoming an immigration attorney. Before law school, she is interested in going to graduate school for Migration Studies/Policies. In the meantime, Jasmine will continue community work in her hometown.
As a CHCI Intern, Jasmine hopes to expand her knowledge on the legislative process and policies impacting the Latinx community. She looks forward to learning, being challenged, and networking during her time as a congressional intern. Jasmine hopes that her experiences and knowledge will make her a better advocate in serving her community.