Although originally from southeastern Virginia, Tessa attended high school in Tucson, Arizona, and is now a freshman at Arizona State University studying Global Studies, Spanish, and French. She is a member of our content writing team here at FPYC. Tessa has extensive political and community service experience. During high school, she was a four-year participant, volunteer, and student leader with the Junior State of America, an Amigos volunteer in Ecuador, and a 2018 HOBY alumna, among numerous other leadership/volunteer activities. She speaks Spanish as a second language and hopes to continue learning in college. Tessa plans to pursue an education and career in foreign service and international law. If she isn’t studying or working, you can find her in the gym, traveling, or cooking delicious vegan food!