University of Texas at Austin
Reina Olivas is a multimedia journalism student from Houston and is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas at Austin. She was selected as a Dell scholar in 2013 and is a current Dell ambassador at the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation. Olivas is the daughter of immigrant parents and featured some of her experiences as a first-generation college student in a blog series with MSDF. She shared what it means to be a mentor and a mentee in a world full of new information. Olivas is graduating in May 2017 and plans to pursue a career in broadcast journalism.