Christopher Ruiz Banos, Student Member
Christopher Ruiz Banos is a student at Cumberland University majoring in mathematics and is the first in his family to attend college. He is a proud graduate of Stem Prep High School in Nashville and currently an intern at Independence Academy High School. Christopher draws inspiration from his parents who are Mexican immigrants.They have helped him develop an ethic of care and compassion for others and considers himself an advocate for undeserved populations and in particular for students with disabilities. Christopher is also an active member of his community and volunteers with a number of nonprofit organizations that provide disaster-relief and resources for children in need. In his free time, Christopher is an avid sports fan and enjoys playing, coaching, and watching sports.