Naomi Cruz is a freshman at the University of Florida majoring in Digital Arts and Sciences and minoring in Sustainability and the Built Environment and Innovation. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida where she first became aware of the environmental issues affecting her hometown. She was witness of the lack of awareness that there was amongst it’s citizens, and now strives to bring out solutions to a more sustainable and environmentally society. In attending the commission. She hopes to learn ways in that she can carry sustainability solution onto her career and help alleviate this problem.