Born and raised in Albuquerque, Andrew studies American History and Political Science at the University of New Mexico. He earned six associate degrees from Central New Mexico Community College before graduating from College and Career High School. Andrew’s experience being socioeconomically disadvantaged has inspired him to advocate for economic justice and worker’s rights. He has conducted original research into the Chicanx labor movement through the prestigious Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship. Andrew has also worked at various levels of government, interning for Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller, U.S. Representative Teresa Leger Fernandez, and New Mexico State Senator Katy Duhigg. In his free time, Andrew enjoys collecting comic books and listening to the Beatles. As an aspiring public servant, Andrew is honored to represent the Land of Enchantment at the 2023 College Student Congress.