Generation Next: Aris Reyes and Alex Medina

Aris is a 16-year-old high school student who aspires to a career in politics, business, law, or, perhaps all three.

 Though only a junior, Aris has emerged as a leader at USC East College Prep, a new high school of which his will be the first graduating class. He founded both the student government and the GSA club, where he now serves as president.