Student Senate Spotlights – Kenia Calderon

Meet the person behind the position! Student Senate Spotlight is a fun way for us to showcase our members of Senate and for you to get to know them a little better! As we get closer to the end of the semester, I will begin posting two spotlights per week. This week in the Spotlight:

Kenia Calderon – Equity and Inclusion Senator

Year In School: Senior

Major: Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship

Hometown: Des Moines, IA

Campus Involvement: La Fuerza Latina

What made you join Student Senate? “The efforts to make our campus more inclusive for all of its students are far from being done so I wanted to make sure I was in the right organization to make positives changes.”

Hobbies/Interests: “Painting and drawing, activism, protesting, politics, business, and cheese.”

Favorite Book(s): Sonio Sotomayor

Favorite Movie(s): 13 Going on 30

Favorite TV Show(s): Friends

General Advice: “Even as an undocumented student, I have been able to advocate for several changes that make our campus a better place for all. If I can do it then so can anyone at Drake.”

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