Alvaro Medel is an Austin native and a College Forward alum. After graduating with a B.S. in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin, he completed two years of service as an AmeriCorps member with College Forward while working part-time as a Manufacturing Technician for a startup tech company Aukua Systems. Alvaro first served as a College Access Coach at Manor High School and then as a Lead Access Coach at Crockett High School. He has now joined the CoPilot Team as a Partner Experience Manager. In his spare time, he enjoys writing and sharing poetry, studying languages, philosophy, and physics, playing music, and practicing martial arts. Alvaro is currently learning Brazilian jiu-jitsu and how to fly planes!