Alex Villalvazo-Smith, Jr

Chula Vista, CA

High School:
High Tech High Chula Vista

Alejandro Villalvazo was born and raised in San Diego, California. 

He studied at a project-based learning high school called High Tech High where he self-funded the first digital and film photography class, was captain of the cross country and track team, president of High High's International Ambassadors Program, and an intern at Clean Energy Venture Group. 

Alejandro plans on continuing his trajectory, studying Finance with a minor in Real Estate, aiming to get a master's in Business Administration upon graduation. With this degree Alejandro wants to burn the burden of financial illiteracy in underprivileged communities. In addition, Alejandro has ambitions to build the infrastructure necessary for hydrogen fuel-cell energy and vehicles. 

Alejandro is particularly looking forward to expanding his network as he is passionate about creating meaningful relationships with those around him. 

Alejandro would not be here today without the support of his teachers, mentorships, friends and family.