Diego Reyes is a Ph.D. Student at Arizona State University in the Engineering Education Systems and Design doctoral program. He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s and Master’s in Biomedical Engineering. Although it his strong belief that everyone is entitled and has a right to higher education that drove him to engineering education. Diego’s beliefs have focused his research on breaking down the barriers that exist in engineering as well as creating/strengthening pathways to engineering. His primary focus is on community college and building pathways between these institutions and Universities. When Diego is not working, he loves reading the wheel of time series, playing video games, working out and eating good food.