Ángel Gabriel Velarde Dediós is a senior psychology and Spanish major. He was born in 1998 in Lima, Peru, and is currently studying at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. During his time at St. Mary’s, he has conducted studies on beluga whales, music preference, and immigration. After graduating, Ángel wants to pursue a PhD on either counseling or clinical psychology. After earning his doctorate, he wants to become a health worker, teach classes, and partner with non-profit organizations to offer free therapy sessions for underserved communities and immigrants in need of counseling.