Tomas Manriquez-Hernandez

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY
Class of 2017

  • Tomas worked diligently to help others as a board member for GreenLeaf, an urban farming nonprofit in Denver that engages youth in converting empty plots of land and farming fresh fruits and vegetables in neighborhoods that don’t have access.
  • He won the Princeton University Prize in race relations in 2012 and is the first in his family to graduate from high school. Because of his hard work, he was valedictorian and was the founding president of the National Honor Society chapter at his school.