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Santa Ana, CA
Posted:
December 17, 2019

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Samuel Figueroa

Santa Ana, CA, ***** 714-***-**** ada3g0@r.postjobfree.com

Education

JURIS DOCTOR DEGREE AUGUST 2019-MAY 2022 TRINITY LAW SCHOOL

LIBERAL ARTS DEGREE SEPTEMBER 2015-MAY 2019 UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS

·Major: Theology

·Minor: Political Science

Scholarships and Grants

·University of St. Thomas Scholarship 2015-2019

·US Bank Foundation Scholarship 2016-2019

·Cashman Scholarship 2015-2019

·Burke Annual Scholarship 2016-2019

·Frey Opportunity Grant 2015-2019

Academic Achievements

Dean’s List Fall 2015, Fall 2017

Accepted into the Excel! Scholars Research Program 2018 – 2019

University of St. Thomas

Formerly a McNair Scholars Program, the Excel! Research Scholars Program is a highly selective academic, research-based, enrichment program that prepares undergraduate students, who are first-generation and/or low-income and/or underrepresented in graduate school programs, for graduate school admission and success in their programs.

Academic Enrichment

·University of St. Thomas, Excel! Research Scholars Program Spring 2018-Spring 2019

Research Title: Christian Theology and its connections to mass incarceration in our criminal justice system.

-Researched under Faculty Mentor: Amy Levad, Ph.D., Department of Theology Summer 2018

We March for Justice: A Southern Study Tour of the American Civil Rights Movement 2018

Research Study: Apocalyptic Literature Fall 2017

-Researched under Faculty Mentor: Paul Niskanen, Ph.D., Department of Theology in an individual study.

Professional Work and Volunteer Experience

LEADERSHIP

·University of St. Thomas, Theology Club 2017- 2019

-Treasurer

-Highlights: Facilitate presentations and recruit diverse student populations to engage in dialogs with theology professors to discuss issues pertaining to our nation and Christian Theology.

·University of St. Thomas, Student Diversity and Inclusion Services Fall 2018

Linkages Mentor for rising minority first-year students.

Successfully served as a mentor to an incoming first-year student transitioning into college

VOLUNTEER AND WORK EXPERIENCE

·Redeeming Love Church, Rainbow Club 2014-2019

- Youth Leader

-Assisted middle and high school students with homework and provided academic, personal and spiritual counseling.

·Ramsey County Retirement Home Fall 2012-2019

-Volunteer Assistant- Provided assistance to elderly people.

·University of St. Thomas Department of Theology tutor Fall 2017-Spring 2019

·Served as the primary tutor for students throughout the campus representing various courses and worked closely with international students to help merge their understanding of American religion and life in the United States.

University of St. Thomas, Student Diversity & Inclusion Services/Department of Theology

·Teaching Assistant- Served as the R.E.A.L. program theology teaching assistant in a summer theology course for incoming first-year students.

·Minnesota GOP Internship March 2019-May 2019

·Interned under Richard M. Moss III Law Office Summer 2019

·Calvary Baptist Church Summer 2019- Present

·Orange County GOP Event Organizer and Volunteer Assistant Summer 2019

·Greater Irvine Republicans Summer 2019-Present

·Richard M. Moss III Family Law Office Internship Summer 2019

·Orange County Young Republicans Summer 2019-Present

·The Federalist Society Fall 2019-Present

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

·Saint Paul Outreach (SPO). This is a spiritually-based, community prayer and support group of people who meet to share life experiences. Spring 2015-Spring 2019

·Professional Fitness Trainer: Serve as a personal trainer and dietician in various gyms throughout the Twin Cities Fall 2014-Spring 2019



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