School: Greene Early College High School

Hometown: Snow Hill, NC

Roots: Mexico

Adriana Hernandez

Adriana Hernandez is an 18 year old immigrant student fighting for the rest. She is originally from Mexico, and was raised in the small town of Snow Hill, NC. Adriana wants to work to expand the opportunities presented to her and her peers. She cares about making a difference within her community by enlightening the board of education to the needs for undocumented students. She is passionate about leaning into uncomfortable conversations in an effort to make change for herself and her community. Adriana is beginning her change by being a role model for her community and going onto Eastern Connecticut State University on a full-ride scholarship. She believes in herself and the 160,000 other DACA recipients that are enrolled in college and wants to show everyone, regardless of your status, Sí Se Puede!