David  Cruz Hernandez

Tlacolula de Matamoros, Oaxaca. Mexico.

San Francisco State

M.S. Stem Cell Biology


I was born and raised in Mexico. I arrived to this country when I was 17 years old. Pursuing an education as an undocumented student was obviously a daunting task to say the least. Consequently I chose a career that could potentially reward all my efforts. What a of a better way to reward my efforts than to pursue biomedical research with a direct inpact on human health.

I speak Zapoteco, Español and sometimes English. I was baptized when I was 13 years old. I was designed, manufactured and processed in Mexico, later exported to the U.S.A.

Do not let your migratory status define you. The way we choose to respond to what happens to us makes us who we are. If you want to be a scientist, present yourself as a scientist or a doctor, engineer, or physicist not otherwise.