Samuel Martinez-Aristondo

Alfonse Upshaw Scholar (2017)

Samuel is a Contra Costa College student striving to complete a degree in Social Science at UC Berkeley. Emerging from a difficult childhood, Samuel decided to prove people wrong and developed high expectations of himself. He discovered good things started with school and that he was the master of his future self. He is determined to succeed and aspires to contribute his talent to his community, country, and run his own business someday.