Juliana Esparza

Founder & Pres
Live It Out

Juliana Esparza is an incoming senior at Frassati Catholic HS in Spring, TX. In 2016, she founded Live It Out, a non-profit run by teens for teens, and is the current president of the organization. She won the St. Catherine of Siena Award, her school’s highest award for volunteer work, with more than 180 hours during her junior year. Her volunteer work includes service at Memorial Hermann Hospital of The Woodlands, La Creche Orphanage in Bethlehem, Palestine, Accueil Marie Saint-Frai Hospital in Lourdes, France, and more. She is her school’s current National Honor Society president and has led other teens in organizations like Encuentro and Youth Potential Development. She is an avid painter who has been recognized at state competitions. She won a scholarship to a boarding school for a year in Montreux, Switzerland and learned French. She is also a native English and Spanish speaker. Her future goals include the expansion of Live It Out and the pursuing of a career in architecture or engineering.

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