Alejandra Quintana

Class of 2018

Alejandra Quintana was born in Illinois and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. She is a first-generation college student working towards her undergraduate degree at Iowa State University where she majors in Community and Regional Planning with a minor in Geographic Information Systems. She has worked on projects throughout her undergrad, that involved land/ historic building conservation, and community involvement. Her aspiration is to work with Latinx communities to help create and preserve the Latinx culture. She is involved in many Latinx related organizations and events on campus. She is extremely proud of her culture. On her free time she enjoys traveling and has developed a love for National Parks. She used her GIS skills to help with conservation and awareness in Joshua Tree National Park!