Daniel “Dan” Gonzalez is a 2020 graduate from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Arts and Sciences. As a Benjamin Franklin Scholar, Dan majored in Health and Societies with a concentration in Public Health and a minor in Fine Arts. Dan identifies as a First-Generation, Low-Income (FGLI) college student and has made it his career to ensure equity and access for marginalized identities. During his time at Penn, he advocated and supported his FGLI peers through his work with Penn First, Penn First Plus, and the Greenfield Intercultural Center. His leadership and service led him to be recognized as the inaugural recipient of the James Brister Society Penn First Plus Alumni Student Leadership Award, the Ivy Day Cane Award, and the Makuu Black Cultural Center Martin Luther King Jr. Award. Dan is also a recipient of the Shah Family Named Scholarship, a Questbridge Scholar, and an alumnus of Minds Matter Cleveland.