Brandon Cruz was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas has been with UTSA for over 5 years and has served in multiple areas across university divisions including: Undergraduate Admissions and Recruitment, where he worked with first-time freshman and transfer students by counseling them on their pathway into UTSA and the First-Year Experience, where he supervised students that serve as peer mentors to first-year students at UTSA. He earned his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership & Policy Students from UTSA in 2016 and is a proud alumni. Brandon is passionate about serving others and is excited to be in the First-Generation & Transfer Student Center. “This is an opportunity to build upon the great work that others have done thus far, now it is the centers job to further define the culture of first-generation and transfer students on campus.” He enjoys spending time with his family and especially his fur baby Cinnamon. You can find him watching all the Superhero movies or eating Chipotle, with guac on the side.