Roberto is currently finishing their studies at Florida State University, Roberto is working toward a BM in piano performance and a BA in interdisciplinary social science with a minor in economics. They were born in Mexico City and moved to south Texas at the age of ten. As a student advocate, Roberto led their university’s LGBTQ+ organization, focusing on sexual health and intra-student mentorship. Interested in housing policy and its effects on historically marginalized communities, Roberto plans to pursue graduate degrees in law and public policy. Still, they hope to continue their musical career and explore compositions from Latin America, highlighting the contributions of indigenous and Afro-descendent people. Roberto is a 2017 John Lewis Humanity in Action Senior Fellow.
Updated December 2017