Jillian Aguinaga

Jillian Aguinaga

Lawyer

Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has taken me all over.
I guess my dad leaving me when I was young, feeling the guilt from it.
People, being proud of the things I do. It made me feel special.
Getting B-honor roll for the past 6 years.
Going through therapy for my mental issues.
Getting through my mental issues and making myself a better person.
Making new friends and going to a new school.
Keep following my journey
Education

Education

somehighschool
Some High School
UME Preparatory Academy
Career

Career

Lawyer

I defend people who are in need of defending

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Law
Law
Politics
Politics
Upholding a Cause and Belief
Upholding a Cause and Belief

Day to Day

Arriving at my law firm and ready to help out my clients as much as I can.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

I have a lot of mentors in my life who tell me about law, politics and things of that sort. They give me a lot of determination to go on with my career.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for high school students

Get good grades.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:

undergrad
Bachelor
Political Science and Government, General
Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"You're Mexican, no one will trust you with such an important job. You aren't worth people's time. "

To not let these words affect you, you're stronger than what you think. Be the one to prove them wrong.

Challenges I Overcame

Drugs / Addiction
Drugs / Addiction

I've been constantly drugged out from time to time. I only recently kicked my habit, but it's still hanging over me. I do what I can to not be reliant on weed to be happy.

Mental Health
Mental Health

I let myself get sucked into a dark place and I felt like I could never get out. I still deal with my issues with depression and anxiety, but I will continue to fight as much as I can.