Meet Isabella Fuentes, IGNITE's 22-23 North Texas Fellow
Isabella Fuentes is IGNITE’s North Texas Fellow and is originally from Venezuela. She is an undergraduate student at Collin College pursuing an Associate of Arts degree and plans to transfer to University of Texas, Austin and pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Isabella served as Historian of IGNITE’s College Chapter at Collin College, before stepping up as President towards the end of Spring of 2022. As president, she has encouraged students to engage in different ways around their community, such as supporting local shelters. She has served as a student leader at several orientation events in her school to connect with incoming students and offer mentorship. As a first-generation student, Isabella is committed to being a mentor and support system to students that need it. Isabella currently works as an Event Coordinator and Field Organizer for a local state representative’s campaign. As an IGNITE Fellow, Isabella will work on teaching and reminding students of the importance of voting and educating younger students in middle and high school on how to become civically responsible citizens. In the future, Isabella wants to work on immigration reform and pursue a law degree to help the immigrant community on their path to citizenship. For North Texas inquiries, please contact email@example.com.