Brian is a freshman at Arizona State University majoring in Sustainability and Political Science. He is also one of the founders and current State Co-Directors for the Arizona Youth Climate Strike, a statewide movement of middle school, high school, and college students advocating for bold climate action at all levels of government.
As a first-generation Mexican-American, with parents and family originating from a small Zapotec village in the mountains of Oaxaca, Mexico. Brian is passionate about pursuing climate justice-centered solutions to the current climate emergency. Climate solutions like the Green New Deal – ones that address intersecting issues such as economic inequality, environmental racism, and more – are central to Brian's work and interests.