As a four-year Out for Education scholarship recipient, Juan Lerma graduated from the University of Houston in May of 2014 with a major in Finance. Juan was a dedicated volunteer throughout his college years, always helping out at Houston-area LGBT charity events. Upon his graduation, he joined the board of Out for Education and now puts his volunteer efforts towards providing a positive impact on the next generation of students.

Juan works at Shell Oil as a business performance analyst for their Master Limited Partnership (SHLX). In his spare time, Juan enjoys practicing yoga and exploring fun adventures.