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Hometown: Weslaco, Texas

High school: Weslaco High School

Facts about your family: I have three brothers, four sisters, a brother and a sister-in-law, and both my loving parents. Since I come from a very close-knit family, I am used to being charmed.

Why did you choose to attend The University of Texas at Austin?
I wanted to gain the experience of living outside the Valley, but not completely out of the state. Also, the diversity in cultures at the university is amazing.

What is your major? Government in the College of Liberal Arts.

What do you want to do when you graduate from the university?
I'd like to take a couple of years off, work, then attend graduate school.

If you had to choose one thing about yourself to share with the university's Web audience, what would it be?
I would like to share with them my positive outlook in life. I feel that for any person, the type of attitude is crucial for any other step they wish to overcome in life.

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