Alejandro Garcia

Class Year: 2022 Major: Politics Hometown: Miami, Florida Email: Aggarcia@princeton.edu Pronouns: he/him/his

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I am a politics concentrator pursuing certificates in Latin American studies and American studies. As a member of the second group of transfer students admitted to Princeton, I have an associate in arts degree from the Miami Dade Honors College in political science. Prior to transferring, I was recognized as the top transfer student in Florida and among the top ten transfer students in the nation as a Hites Transfer Scholar, All-USA Academic Team Scholar and New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar. I am a Jack Kent Cooke scholar and was awared the Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the most prestigious transfer scholarship recognition.

My professional and research interests lie in the intersection between law and political institutions, as I aspire to improve access to civil rights, education and professional opportunities for underdeveloped and underrepresented Hispanic communities. At Princeton, he serves as a co-founder and president of the Princeton Transfer Association, a student organization focused on representing, advocating and improving Princeton's non-traditional student and transfer experience