Sergio Oliva Romero


Graduation Year – May 2024

Hometown – Houston, TX

Do you speak any languages other than English? – Yes, Spanish and learning Mandarin

What is your major(s) and minor(s)? – Major in Business Finance with a minor in Economics

What are your educational and/or career goals? How do you see your participation in the Bonner program relating to them? – My career goals are to find a job I am happy doing while also being able to help other people grow.

What is your service site and service track(s)? – Freekind; Women’s Interests

Other than Bonner and your service site, what organizations are you involved with (on and/or off campus)? – Captains Educational Enrichment Fund, Latino Student Association (LSA).

Why did you want to become a Bonner Service Scholar? – I wanted to become a Bonner to be able to serve a community and help others grow.

What is your favorite experience that the Bonner Program has given you? Being able to connect and grow relationship with a diverse group of people.

What advice would you give to a new Bonner to help them get the most out of the program? – Have an open mind and learn as much as you can.

What have you learned about yourself from being a Bonner? – I have been able to grow out of my bubble and connect with people better.

What do you think your role is in creating social change? What do you see yourself doing in the future to further your role? – I like to voice my opinions on social issues and hope to continue doing so through activism.

What are your hobbies and/or interests (outside of academics and Bonner)? – I like learning new sports and watching anime.

List your favorite: book, movie, musician/band, food, and quote – Book: A monetary history of the USA; Movie: Demon Slayer Mugen Train; Musician: Ye; Food: Quesadilla; Quote: “There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance next time.” – Malcom X

Share a fun fact – I like cold pizza more than hot pizza