Rudy Torres hails from East Los Angeles, California. He graduated from Garfield High School in 2012 and completed his undergraduate at Brown University in 2016 with a B.A. in Sociology. Rudy is passionate about social justice work, plays guitar, and drinks damaging amounts of coffee for no particular reason. He enjoys writing about constructs of masculinity, language and identity, as a means of grappling with his own Latinidad. For the past year and half, Rudy has worked in the non-profit sector, primarily in education, ensuring the success and persistence of first-generation, low-income students of color in college. When he's not working on College PATHS, Rudy is probably out dancing Cumbia, eating pizza, or running around East Los Angeles.