zitlaly rocha
postsecondary success ambassador (k-8)

Zitlaly Rocha is a full time student at Cal State Los Angeles majoring in Public Health. Public Health is important to her because it involves helping the community and her goal after finishing her 4 years of college is to potentially pursue a masters degree. Zitlaly grew up in Boyle Heights and has overcome immense obstacles in her life but she hopes to work in health promotion, disease prevention plans, researching and analyzing ways to help her community after graduation. Zitlaly was gracious to share a bit of her story and inspiration with us, which we have shared below.