Jessenia Preciado

Jessenia Preciado

Smith College, C’16, Environmental Science and Policy, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies
Kingsborough Community College, C’13, Associate’s Degree in Marine Biology,

Current Employment: Organics Outreach Associate for the department of sanitation of New York City

Big Dream: A native of Ecuador, Jessenia is passionate about preserving the environment to make sure all living things can thrive. She is very interested in the protection of rainforests and oceans and believes the earth depends on their conservation. Her love for marine life fuels her goal to conduct oceanic research in order to explore the effects of and address environmental hazards. She would also like to aid in establishing culturally-sensitive sustainable living environments that properly address the needs of growing populations while minimizing their carbon footprint.

Leadership Activities:

  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of Community Colleges
  • Honor’s Club, Kingsborough Community College
  • Graduate, College Discovery Program, Kingsborough Community College
  • Intern - Horseshoe Crab Re-distribution, Kingsborough Community College
  • C-STEP Program, Kingsborough Community College
  • Volunteer, New York Animal Care and Control
  • Award for Excellence in Biological Sciences, Kingsborough Community College