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Javier Contreras



Javier Contreras is 17 year-old who came to the United States from Mexico when he was four years old. Javier is a senior and honor roll student at the Skyline High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He was elected homecoming king this year. Javier plans to pursue a career in mechanical engineering or computer science, but his college choices are limited by the fact that he cannot obtain a driver’s license and not all colleges have access to public transportation. Javier plans to work his way through college because his family cannot afford tuition.