KIPP SoCal Public Schools Alum
Andres Marquez is a part of the 2025 class of the University of California, Berkeley, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He is passionate about both the law and education. Andres currently serves as a researcher at National Elections Across Democracy and Autocracy (NELDA) in Berkeley, California. Outside of the classroom, he is a college counselor at the East Bay Consortium in Oakland, California, an organization whose goal is to increase the number of students finishing high school and enrolling in postsecondary institutions. In the future, Andres aspires to use his skills in policy and advocacy to be a liaison between indigenous communities and policymakers.