Nina Ruiz is a high school senior who currently holds a 3.65 GPA. Ruiz has received the seal of Biliteracy, the Wendy’s Heisman scholarship, and has been recognized as a top performer in her Sophomore year.
Looking for Alaska by John Green
My grandfather Juan Jose Sr.
Listening to music
FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOW
WORDS TO LIVE BY
“Mex I Can”
Ruiz mentors for the Stars Program, SOS outreach and AVID. Ruiz is in Latino Students United, East Poms, Nexus and the Women’s Club
WHY IS COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IMPORTANT?
“Because all it takes is to make one person’s life different.”
IF I COULD IMPROVE THE WORLD I WOULD...
“I would educate the world on immigration so everyone knows how beneficial immigrants are.”
COLLEGE OF CHOICE
Ruiz has been accepted to Arizona State University, the University of Northern Las Vegas, and Metro State University of Denver. Ruiz has applied to the University of Colorado at Boulder, Fort Lewis, Colorado State University, Villanova University, and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.