Josue Ruiz

KIPP Texas – Houston Alum 

Josue is an alumnus from KIPP Houston High School who plans to attend the University of Pennsylvania where he plans to major in physics. Throughout his high school career, Josue has served as captain of his track and  field team, president and founder of the KIPP Houston Debate Team (his team won multiple tournaments and qualified for the Houston Urban League City Championship), served as a Junior Leader in the Woods Project, and has volunteered at the Houston Zoo as a Zoo Crew Member working on conservation efforts. Josue served as vice president of his class, and is a Youth Leader Consortium Scholar. Motivated to learn as much as he can, Josue seeks to participate in ground-breaking research, and to be the first in his family to earn a PhD.