Bus Tour Spokespeople
Born in South Texas to a migrant farm family, Arnold Hernandez knows firsthand the meaning of hard work and perseverance. Like many migrant workers, Arnold and his family encountered challenges daily, from low wages and harsh working conditions to lack of health care and education. Read more.
Lilyan Prado migrated to the United States from Guatemala when she was four years old. Raised solely by her father, J. Luis Prado, Lilyan has always understood the importance of education. Her father, who often worked two or three jobs to support the family, instilled in Lilyan the examples of hard work and perseverance that ultimately led her to go to college. Read more.
Orlando Espinosa was the first national spokesperson and traveled the entire route of the "On the Road: Paying for College Tour" in 2004, from its kick off in Los Angeles, California to its last stop in Miami, Florida. He also participated in 2005 and 2006 during which more than 70 cities were visited. Read more.