Kimberly Mata-Rubio is an award-winning journalist, having earned multiple first- and second-place awards from the regional South Texas Press Association and statewide Texas Press Association. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in history from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio. Her 10-year-old daughter, Alexandria “Lexi” Rubio, was a victim of the Robb Elementary mass shooting on May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. Since then, Mata-Rubio has become an advocate for gun safety laws.
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