Jose serves as the Director for Latino Engagement for Enroll America. Jose is pursuing his doctoral studies at the University of Southern California in educational leadership with a focus on higher education administration. Jose’s work on migrant, undocumented, and Latino populations strives to close gaps in access, equity, and achievement. Through his experience as a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) Higher Education Graduate Fellow , he has furthered his research and practice focusing on macro policy and political issues to ensure quality impact in his home base, specifically at the community college level. He joined the Latino GLBT History Project board of directors in 2013 and co-chaired the 7th Annual DC Latino Pride, taking place in May and June 2013 in the nation's capital. Jose is an associate board member of the Latin American Youth Center.