June 1 2015

South Kern Sol: Young Leader Helps Youth Look ‘Beyond the Fields’


…Guzmán, who is originally from Delano and a first generation college graduate himself, decided to bring these outreach programs back to Kern County after earning his undergraduate degree in political science from UCSB. “I brought students out from Kern County for a weekend to give them the college experience,” he said. “But even then, I thought, ‘I want to be a lawyer, I want to be a lawyer,’ but I was more focused on getting first-generation kids to college …We had a group from Arvin, Shafter, Bakersfield … and we started doing that every year, every spring…

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