He’s been on the Dean’s list 3 times at Texas State University, was Mr. Bobcat 2012, and is the current Head Cheerleader at Texas State, and a recipient of the 2015 Libero of the Year award for the Southern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association. Jonathan Ray Garcia has built up a rather remarkable list of accomplishment since his high school days but the 21-year-old is far from finished. As one of only 30 individuals selected as a leader for the GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy (GUALA), Garcia will be given the opportunity to discuss the impact the GEAR UP Program has had on him as well as network with leaders in education and congressmen from inside of the White House.
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