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Janette Rodriguez

Janette Rodriguez is a junior at The University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP) majoring in English and American Literature with a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies. Janette is a Greater Texas Foundation Scholar, a recognition given to the top students entering UTEP from Texas Early College High School.  She is a Chicana who fights for social justice and the rights of people who are often pushed to the side. This includes fighting for a clean Dream Act for DACA students. She has organized service opportunities for students including volunteering with the El Paso Zoo and the Salvation Army.