Gladys Mendez
Gladys Mendez
Student Mentor
San Antonio
High School:
William J. Brennan High School
Psychology, minor in Counseling

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

Professional chef

What career are you working toward?

Clinical mental-health counselor

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

I researched careers that aligned with my personality. I realized that helping others was my passion.

Who inspires you?

My mother.

What three traits best describe you?

Determined, empathetic, and resourceful.

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


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

Painting and planting.

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