Angel is finishing his last quarter at UCSC, where he will earn a degree in Astrophysics. Angel is the first in his family to earn a college degree, and is proud to represent his parents hometown of Tlacolula, Oaxaca. He is passionate about paving a way for future generations of students just like him. Through his studies, Angel has taken various courses in Electromagnetism, Thermodynamics, Quantum Mechanics, and has been able to conduct researchDark Matter research at the Lick Observatory. As a previous Vault-Prep student, Angel hopes to share his experiences with others in order to show them that everything they are currently learning in their sessions is directly applicable to their future studies. In his free time Angel enjoys cooking, cycling, playing soccer, playing basketball, and catching a game at Dodger Stadium.