2017 Jose Aceves Salvador
Milken Scholar 2017
Scholar Profile

Jose Aceves Salvador



<p>Jose Aceves Salvador, the valedictorian of New Open World Academy in Los Angeles, is a National Hispanic Scholar and won the Warren Christopher, QuestBridge College Prep and Children’s Defense Fund Beat the Odds Scholarships. The founder of NOW STEM, Jose recruited and trained students to mentor fifth- and sixth-graders. He helped his peers apply to college through GEAR UP 4 LA and competed on the varsity swimming and water polo teams. Jose will study bioengineering at MIT.</p>

High school:  New Open World Academy


College Year Degree
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
2021 B.S. Bioengineering