Uriel Iglesias

Hometown: Houston, Texas
University: UT Austin College of Education
Teaching Interest: Bilingual Elementary Education

Uriel’s path to becoming a teacher began when he was tutoring his friends in middle school. The sense of fulfillment that came from sharing knowledge with others and helping someone understand a new concept inspired Uriel to become an educator.

Despite his parents lacking formal secondary education, Uriel excelled as a student and made many sacrifices to ensure his academic standing reflected his capabilities. Uriel has every intention of becoming a great teacher, which in his eyes means showing his passion for education and helping others grow inside the classroom.

"Being an educator gives me the privilege to shape the future of the United States."
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