Jessica Coronel

Class of 2015

Jessica Coronel is originally from Pico Rivera, California. She grew up in a humble household alongside two older brothers and hardworking Mexican immigrant parents, with an interest of exploring the great outdoors. Currently she is a student at the University of California, Merced majoring in Spanish and minoring in Chicano/a Studies. To go along with her academics, she was able to intern for the Alliance to Save Energy’s: PowerSave Campus Program, which focused on sustainability and energy conservation. She was fortunate enough to participate in the Yosemite Leadership Program Summer Internship 2014 in which she learned to create interpretive ranger programs/talks that involved history, ecology and conservation. After finishing up her degree she hopes to go to graduate school and pursue a Masters in Public Administration and ultimately hold office one day in Washington D.C.