Alexandria Martinez
Alexandria Martinez
Student Mentor
Hometown:
Tulsa, Oklahoma
High School:
Edison Preparatory High School
Major:
Communications Studies with minors in Hospitality Management and Social Sciences with a leadership certification

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

I wanted to be successful and help others.

What career are you working toward?

To open my own camp for kids in foster care.

When you were in high school, how did you choose your career path?

I worked at different camps through the YMCA where I could help students.

Who inspires you?

My grandmother and mother, who raised me to be an educated, understanding, and empowered young woman; and my kiddos at camp, who motivate me to be the best person possible and always enjoy the little things.

What three traits best describe you?

Organized, outgoing, and compassionate.

What are your skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

I can do the splits, and I know America Sign Language.

What's your favorite place in the world?

Anywhere with my dog.

If you could visit any place you’ve never been, where would you go?

Puerto Rico.

What do you enjoy when you're not working or studying?

Doing events and volunteering in organizations on campus, spending time with my friends and family, and being on social media.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

Books: A Child Called "It" by Dave Pelzer
Movies: Beetlejuice, Fried Green Tomatoes, The Breakfast Club.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

The 1975, Lauren Sanderson, and Bebe Rexha

What is your favorite meal?

Caesar salad with homemade chicken alfredo and garlic toast.

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