Ruffy Tavarez

Kingsborough Community College, C’20, Community Health

Big Dream: Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Ruffy Tavarez is a Community Health major at Kingsborough Community College. Ruffy is passionate about providing underserved communities with access to quality food, especially fruits and vegetables. Ruffy believes that health education can help decrease the rate of chronic diseases in underserved communities and aims to create an organization to address food deserts in low-income areas.

Leadership Activities

  • Member, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society
  • Member, College Discovery
  • Member, Honors Club