Angela Arellano is a Mexican American, first-generation college student, born and raised in East Los Angeles by her single mother ever since her father passed. She graduated from James A. Garfield High School and is now a freshman at the California State University of Los Angeles studying for a degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in psychology. She currently studies and works part-time to help her mother and family with expenses. Through her work, she hopes to inspire those who want to achieve what they dream for and show other young adults like herself, specifically Latinas that they can break barriers when united one day at a time. She hopes to relate to parents, children, and students by sharing her views and advice on education.