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Jerry Salinas

Jerry Salinas

March 2023

Jerry Salinas

Grade Level: Freshman

Major: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Campus/Involvement: Presidential Scholars Program, GPS

Career Goal: Helping people through research

Hobbies: Watching movies, and puzzles

How has the GPS Program helped you?
Helped me connect with people and has given me opportunities I wouldn't have known beforehand.

What keeps you motivated and positive throughout life's hardships?
Chance of being the first in my family to get a bachelors and reminding myself that people have gone through worse & survived

What advice would you give to your fellow scholars?
Don't compare yourself to others and always pace yourself with work

What are your plans after graduation?
Attend Graduate School for Biomedical Sciences

Favorite Movie: Insidious

Favorite Food: Gorditas

Least Favorite Food: Cheesecake

Place you'd most like to travel to: Greece

Describe yourself in three words: Ambitious, observant, and reserved

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