Ramil Rodriguez Jr.

Ramil is a senior at ARISE High School in Oakland, California. He was born and raised in Oakland and is Filipino. As a high schooler, he joined a nonprofit gym which aims to help young people gain confidence in themselves and leadership skills. This has made a big impact on his life, particularly the martial arts such as Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, and Kickboxing. Ramil’s ambition post-high school is to be a sports medicine doctor. He is also involved in his church choir, singing tenor. This will be his first time out of the country, and he is excited to share some of his unique Filipino culture with India and the student group.