Javier Salazar Jr., Indiana University
Javier Salazar Jr. is a first-generation college student. He is a Junior at Indiana University, studying Law, public policy and political science. Mr. Salazar has participated in several case competitions for organizations including Home Chef and Philanthropy for America, in which he placed third. He is a member of the Indiana Political Analysis Workshop (IPAW), which places undergraduates in graduate-level courses, where they conduct their own research projects. His project focuses on the delta of income for minorities living in blue states, compared to red states, over the past three presidential terms. Javier wishes to continue his education by attending graduate school to pursue a joint degree in political science and statistics. From there, he wants to spread his knowledge by teaching undergraduates.