Cristian Cornejo - 2024 NLC Silicon Valley Fellow
Cristian Cornejo is a San Jose native and resides in the Seven Trees neighborhood. He graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Chicano/a Studies. Cristian enjoys working in the community and helping bring resources to highly-impacted neighborhoods throughout San Jose. Being able to help any community member brings him great joy, even if the task is small.
Cristian's experience stems from working with former council member Maya Esparza and currently with Mayor Mahan's office.
In his free time, Cristian loves to spend time with his family, re-watch Star Wars movies and spin-off series, and watch the San Jose Earthquakes on the weekends (go Quakes)! He also enjoys building Lego sets, exercising, and collecting coffee mugs.