Former Honors student Juliana Cardona Mejia ’13 has always been dedicated to selfless community service. Using that dedication, she has gone on to become the founder and CEO of Street Entrepreneurs, an organization that works to provide opportunities and work experience to people in low-income areas. Here’s how Juliana got her start.
What was your major?
Political science, with minors in Latin American studies and communications.
Why did you choose to attend FSC?
At the time I wanted to study music and Florida Southern has wonderful ratings in this subject matter.
What extracurriculars were you involved in?
I was involved with Speech and Debate, for which I was awarded best extemporaneous sales, Model Senate, where I was chosen as best senator, and Model United Nations, where I won best delegation.
Juliana (center) with a group of students at The Washington Center, where she worked with abused immigrants and homeless shelters.