Attended: KIPP SoCal Public Schools
Current Career: Student, UCLA
Metztli Garcia is a first-generation college student at UCLA, majoring in public affairs and education with a passion for education policy and foster care reform. She was born and raised in East Los Angeles in a Latinx low-income household, and as a former foster youth, she continues to take responsibility to speak on the issues that her community is faced with every day and create the change she wants to see in both the education and child welfare system.
Currently, Metztli is the Vice President of Recruitment for the Latin Business Student Association at UCLA, a Financial Wellness Program Peer Coach, and a Policy Fellow for the Latino Policy and Politics Institute at UCLA. She also continues her passion for photography through her own cultural photography business and is currently training to become a certified personal fitness trainer.view ALL POSTS