Adrian was born in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico and came to the U.S. with his parents in early 2004. He graduated from Humble High School in Humble, TX in 2009 and then began his studies at the University of Texas at Austin, focusing on Cultural Anthropology and Government. Adrian joined the University Leadership Initiative at UT-Austin and co-founded and served as founding coordinator of the Texas Dream Alliance (TDA), the statewide network of immigrant youth organizations in Texas. Adrian leads the team United We Dream's technology and digital organizing, communications department. Adrian is passionate about wildlife and families staying together.