Kevin Peña


College Access Coordinator

Kevin is a recent graduate from the University of California Merced with a Cognitive Science major, and a Psychology minor. As part of HOLA's Class of 2013 alumni, Kevin has continuously come back to volunteer, offering his personal experiences as a first-generation student entering higher education to PAT high school students. Through various leadership experiences at UC Merced, Kevin has served as a role model by helping incoming freshman adjust to college through leading by example and sharing personal stories. Kevin has served as the Co-Chairman for Hermanos Unidos de UC Merced (HU). His experiences mentoring through HU solidified Kevin's passion for mentorship, youth development, and college access. Kevin is a firm believer that everyone has their own story. He makes it his personal mission to ensure those stories are not only shared, but acknowledged as success stories in the making.

Carla Juarez