Joshua Chaj Ulloa is a First-Generation Hispanic sophomore Chemical Engineering major at the University of Texas at San Antonio. His mother and father immigrated from Central America seeking to provide their children with a better opportunity to succeed in life. Joshua currently serves as Secretary for the UTSA Biomedical Engineering Society Chapter, is a UTSA ESTEEMED Pre-Ph.D. Scholar, and conducts biomedical research on campus. He hopes to pursue a Ph.D. focused in Biomedical Engineering aiding in diminishing the detrimental effects of diseases in patients worldwide. While also aiding in furthering First-Generation student’s opportunity presented in K-12 public education to pursue higher education specifically in the STEM Field.