No Soy de Aquí, Ni Soy de Allá

  • Ernesto Ochoa-Jacobo California State University, Los Angeles
Keywords: first-generation college, self-discovery, sense of belonging


Ernesto Ochoa-Jacobo is an undergraduate student attending California State University, Los Angeles. In his narrative, he describes his state of indifference as he struggled to find his place in a world of ambiguity. The narrative possesses a sense of rebellion, as he refuses his existence to be restrained within an empty void of meaningless political labels. Through his arbitrary journey, he was able to find color, illuminating his obscure path towards a sense of belonging.