To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, UA Little Rock is profiling some exceptional students. Meet Brayan Arias, a future entrepreneur in the construction industry, dedicated to creating additional opportunities within the community!
What is your name, grade, and hometown?
My name is Brayan Arias, I am a college sophomore. My hometown is Jacksonville.
What field of study are you pursuing, what motivated you to choose it?
I am pursuing a degree in construction management with the goal of enhancing employment prospects for underrepresented communities in the construction industry.
What made you choose UA Little Rock?
I chose the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for its exceptional support system, offering abundant internship opportunities and a wealth of resources to assist students.
What organizations and clubs are you involved in on campus?
I am a member of LULAC and the Robotics Club.
When will you graduate, and what do you hope to do after graduation?
I plan to graduate in Spring 2026. After graduation, I aspire to establish an environmentally conscious construction company and provide internship opportunities to upcoming UA Little Rock graduates.
Why do you think it’s important to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month?
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month is essential as it honors the contributions of Hispanics, not only to myself but to the world as well. Hispanic Heritage Month allows individuals of Hispanic descent, like myself, to reconnect with our heritage and origins.