Leaders of Lurie College | Saul

Meet Saul, SJSU staff member and one of the leaders of Lurie College!

“In the 4th grade, I was given an award for “perseverance”. At the time, I did not know what the term meant. Fast forward to today, I would say that I overcame a lot of adversity, especially being a first-generation student. As students, we owe it to ourselves to try hard and go after what we want, despite the difficulties. In the end we gain life experiences and we become more resilient, all because we chose to never give up. The 4th grade version of myself would be extremely proud of me today.”

SJSU Lurie College of Education Staff Saul Ruiz

The Leaders of Lurie College series has been curated by Brian Cheung Dooley.

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