Meet Juan Carlos
Juan Carlos Oropeza is a RISE AmeriCorps Member serving with Al Éxito in Des Moines.
Juan Carlos is currently a third-year student at Iowa State University studying biology on a pre-med track and biological pre-medical illustration. Last year, he served an AmeriCorps VISTA term. Juan Carlos has also worked in numerous mentoring positions at Iowa State University.
“I was drawn to the program because I have done a lot of volunteer work with Al Éxito and was hoping to give back this summer.”
During his free time, Juan Carlos enjoys drawing and reading.