Host Agency: Fresno Housing Authority
University: California State University, Fresno
Jazmin is a first-generation college student attending Fresno State University majoring in Political Science with a minor in Geography. Jazmin comes to CCRH with previous experience as a research assistant for the California Water Institute where she delved into alternative funding routes for water infrastructure within the San Joaquin Valley. She also worked as a council aide for Fresno’s City Council where she gained experience in community outreach and local government.
The issue of income inequality and the need for affordable housing became apparent in the several courses Jazmin took at Fresno State which is what inspired her to pursue experience in the field of affordable housing. Jazmin hopes to attend grad school for a Master’s in Urban and Regional Planning and pursue a career in non-profit housing development.