Paula is a first generation student and a recipient of the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholarship. Her home town is Orlando, Florida but she is originally from Bogota, Colombia. She is currently a third year Business Administration Major with a specialization in Pre-Law.
Along with being the Undergraduate Assistant for the Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars Program, Paula is extremely involved with other involvements on campus. She is a two-time First Year Florida Peer Leader, she’s an executive member of the Christian Business Leaders, she’s a member of the Student Conduct Committee, a new member to GatorLaw and is currently undergoing an Honors Thesis research project under the University Scholars Program.
Paula wants to pursue going to law school at an ivy league school in the North East area after graduation, so that she can eventually own a law firm with her husband. (Yes she’s married and has a beautiful baby boy Golden Retriever puppy named Simba!)