Aaron Benavides

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Ashley Lo | January 22, 2020

Junior Aaron Benavides is pursuing faith through service, building community through writing and design, and understanding where in the world he stands through the study of politics and theology. 

Through all of those activities, on campus and abroad, he is further exploring his heritage — and contemplating its significance. 

“Having conversations with friends and thinking about what my ethnicity and culture mean has made me appreciate in a fuller sense what being Hispanic is all about,” said Benavides, a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. “It wasn’t until I arrived here for the first time that I really had to grapple with my identity as a Latino. I am very grateful to Notre Dame for that perspective.”

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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