Meet our Current and Past Members

Adam Valdez

Adam Valdez

Adam J. Valdez was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico.He is fifteen, loud, jovial, comical, and very outgoing. He joined...

Adrian Rivas

Adrian Rivas

Good Morrow, the name is Adrian Rivas. You spell it with A-D-R-I-A-N. In the name dictionary Adrian means a dark...

Alex Torres

Alex Torres

Alex is one fourth Cochiti, and the rest Hispanic. He has lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico all his life, though...

Arturo Castillo

Arturo Castillo

Arturo is an upcoming Senior at South Valley Academy. He recently joined and became a youth producer at Generation Justice...

Bashar Jawad

Bashar Jawad

Bashar is a Palestinian male and loves to play basketball, football and swim. Bashar joined Generation Justice as a Blogger...

Brittany Tsosie

Brittany Tsosie

Yaa’tee’eh Brittany Tsosie yinishye’ a’don’nee’ nishlinigii Tabaaha nishli Haltsooi ei bashi’chiin Tachii’nii ei de shi cheii Todichii’nii ei de shi...

Carly Granger

Carly Granger

Carly joined the Generation Justice at the beginning of 2010 as a Youth Radio intern for Radio. Carly has a...

Carson Lafferty

Carson Lafferty

Lafferty is currently a Generation Justice Intern through the UNM CEC AmeriCorps program. He graduated in May of 2014 from...

Derrick Toledo

Derrick Toledo

I first came to GJ through advisement of a journalism professor. There was a final project due in Multimedia and...

Ghadah Jawad

Ghadah Jawad

Ghadah Jawad is 14 years old and attends Eldorado High School. She is Palestinian and has lived in New Mexico...

Haarika Reddy

Haarika Reddy

Haarika Reddy is currently attending Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA. Originally born in Huntsville, Alabama, she is first generation...

Iemanja Lambert

Iemanja Lambert

Iemanja Lambert attends the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM. She is African American and American Indian. Iemanja enjoys...

Izzaddine Mustafa

Izzaddine Mustafa

Izzaddine Mustafa was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Now he currently resides in Brooklyn, New York as a...

Jakia Fuller

Jakia Fuller

Hello, my name is Jakia Fuller. I am a 23 years old, African-American woman and I have been apart of...

Jazlin Mendoza

Jazlin Mendoza

Hi my name is Jazlin Mendoza and I am Hispanic. I am 18 years old. I attend Albuquerque High School....

Jeremy Jones

Jeremy Jones

Jeremy Jones is 17-years-old, African American, and is currently attending Volcano Vista High School. Jeremy enjoys sports and was invited...

Jessie Weahkee

Jessie Weahkee

Jessie Weahkee is a 22 year-old pressman, graphic designer, activist, and media whiz from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Being Navajo, Cochiti,...

Jocilyn Tafoya

Jocilyn Tafoya

So I’m Jocilyn and I go to MACCS, which is a school that focuses on Media and video. I like...

Jonquilyn Hill

Jonquilyn Hill

Jonquilyn Hill currently works as a Production Assistant on the Elections Desk at National Public Radio. Her interest in journalism began...

Joshua Horton

Joshua Horton

Joshua Horton is a graduate of Highland High School in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is currently awaiting the beginning of...

Kamri Lucero

Kamri Lucero

Kamri Lucero is Native American and although born in Phoenix, Arizona, she was raised in New Mexico. At first Kamri...

Keoni Baty

Keoni Baty

“Swag, my government name is Keoni Edward Baty the first (no descendants).” Keoni regards himself as an intellectual and a...

Kyle Farris

Kyle Farris

Kyle Farris joined Generation Justice as a sophomore in high school. He was a member of the founding group of...

Lamonte Cyrus

Lamonte Cyrus

Lamonte loves sports, to dance and his ROTC drill and PT team. His favorite color is blue. Lamonte loves the...

Lucia Martinez

Lucia Martinez

Lucia is a proud Xicana, New Mexican and alumna of Generation Justice. Currently, she lives in Washington, DC and is...

Luke Iha

Luke Iha

Luke Iha is Un-schooled/Home-schooled. Luke is a Brazilian Martial Arts Instructor for children at Cordao De Ouro Capoeira Academy. During...

Luna Olavarria Gallegos

Luna Olavarria Gallegos

Luna Olavarría Gallegos is a Boricua + Chicana multi-media producer, journalist, and organizer. Luna joined Generation Justice at the beginning...

Melissa Louise Auh

Melissa Louise Auh

My name is Melissa Louise Auh, and I’m Albuquerque born and raised. I graduated from Volcano Vista High School where...

Miles Anderson

Miles Anderson

Miles Anderson loves the outdoors, which probably stems from his father’s work as an anthropologist. Miles also holds interest in...

Nicole Baty

Nicole Baty

My name is Nicole Baty, I am of Asian and African American descent. I am the first in my family...

Omar Torres

Omar Torres

Omar Torres is Latino and enjoys playing basketball, writing, and mostly listening to hip-hop. “My parents, especially my father, taught...

Pilar Monfiletto

Pilar Monfiletto

Pilar is a senior at Sandia High School looking to study Fashion Design and Merchandising, Social Justice, and Journalism in...

Quinn Anderson

Quinn Anderson

Hello, my name is Quinn Anderson. I’m an Undergrad at the University of New Mexico, currently working towards a degree...

Rayne Dodson

Rayne Dodson

Rayne Thomas Lade Dodson is 15 years old. He is of Irish and Scottish, German, and Russian backgrounds. He is...

Sayre Key-Towne

Sayre Key-Towne

Sayre wanted to join Generation Justice for multiple reasons, one of which was inspiration from an older sibling who was...

Shaunika Ryals

Shaunika Ryals

Hello, My name is Shaunika Ryals. I am 20 years old. I was born and raised in Albuquerque New Mexico....

Shinenn Nair

Shinenn Nair

Shinenn Nair attends Bosque Prep in the North Valley of Albuquerque. Shine is half African-American and half Hispanic. She joined...

Taylor Griffin

Taylor Griffin

Taylor Griffin currently attends Georgetown University. Taylor joined the KUNM Youth Radio Project at the beginning of 2010 as a...

Thema Fenderson

Thema Fenderson

Thema Fenderson is an 18 year old graduate from Albuquerque High School. She is currently studying Broadcast Journalism at Howard...

Travis Aguilar

Travis Aguilar

Hi my name is Travis Aguilar. I am 17 years old and attend Native American Community Academy. I was born...

Victor Torres

Victor Torres

Victor Torres is 24 years old and is currently attending the University of New Mexico where he majors in Sociology...

Violeta Abarca

Violeta Abarca

Violeta Abarca is a youth producer for Generation Justice. She is 15 years old and attends Alma d’Arte Charter School...