Jesus Hernandez

Jesus Hernandez '19

Hometown: Sylmar, CA

High School: Granada Hill Charter High School

Intended Major: Engineering

Possible Career: Chemical Engineer

5 Words: I don't like word limits. 

What impact do you want to have on the world?

I want to make everything the world has to offer equally accessible to everyone, no matter their race, ethnicity, ability, sexual orientation, gender, religion, income, etc. 

Name a person you admire.

Edward V. Roberts & Stella Young

What is something you are proud of in your life so far?

I am here. At Swarthmore. I made it here. 

What have been the most valuable Evans Scholars program experiences for you?

The most valuable Evans experience I've had are the late night talks that would run into the early morning during our stay in Philly. We would meet in my room after a long day, and we would just sit around and talk. That's where we began to really know each other. 

What was the most transformative class you have taken and/or what subjects do you want to explore deeply?

I want to go deeper into engineering and computer science.