Kaylin Hernandez


Public Policy Studies


History and Political Science

Awards & Recognition

Dave Goldberg Scholar

KIPP Federal Policy Fellow

Study Abroad

Intensive Spanish course in Alicante, Spain for six weeks as a part of the Duke in Alicante summer program

Activities & Clubs

Duke Focus program

mentored with Citizenship Lab

mentored with Supporting Women’s Actions

Mi Gente on multiple committees

Duke Club basketball team

researched the community schools model with Bass Connections

volunteered with Duke Promoting Animal Welfare through Service

Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc., volunteered with Partners for Success at Lakewood Elementary.

What Next

Kaylin plans on entering the work force to research education policies, gain more hands-on experience in schools, and obtain a masters degree in education before applying to law school in the upcoming years. She aspires to be an education lawyer, advocating for students’ rights in Texas public schools.

We can’t wait to see the impact you have on this world. We are so Proud of you! Love, mom and dad