Jorge Rios was born in Medellin, Colombia, and has lived in Los Angeles, New York, and Boston. In 2007, Jorge graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Economics. He went on to earn a Master’s in Education from UCLA in 2013, and a Master’s in Economics from Boston University in 2018. Before enrolling at NDLS, Jorge taught high school mathematics, recorded interviews around the U.S. for StoryCorps (an oral history project), and worked as an analyst in the real estate and automotive sectors in New York and Boston. During his 1L summer, Jorge was a Summer Associate and transaction law fellow at Sullivan & Worcester in Boston, and an extern with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana. At NDLS, Jorge researches educational policy for Professor Nicole Garnett, works for Loevy & Loevy as part of the Lawyering Practice Externship, serves as the secretary of the Notre Dame ACLU, and occasionally volunteers with the National Immigrant Justice Center. In his free time, Jorge enjoys playing with his dog, tutoring students, and hiking.
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