"Most people perceive me as Mexican. On few occasions, I have been told I look like I’m part Asian."

"I’m frustrated by how Hispanics are often seen as 'lazy' when that is not true whatsoever. They resort to stereotypes and discrimination that they generalize to all Hispanics."

"Before coming to Duke I expected to be surrounded by a great diversity of people, and coming here I was slightly disappointed. I’ve noticed more and more groups of people who hangout and are surrounded by others who look like themselves."