“I truly believe that this generation is the generation of change…” – Esmeralda Treviño
Q: Why are you involved in Teens in the Driver Seat®?
A: I’m involved with Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) because I love the message it sends to teens. I think that more teens need to hear a message like the one that TDS is sending because it can save many lives.
Q: What do you like most about being a part of the Teens in the Driver Seat® program?
A: I like promoting the Teens in the Driver Seat program because I LOVE the message it sends to teens. I truly believe that this generation is the generation of change and that car accidents involving teens are only going to affect our future in the worst way possible.
Q: In five words or less, describe yourself.
A: Loyal, hardworking, determined, loud, and caring.
Q: What do you want to be when you are older?
A: In five years I see myself attending my dream College University of Texas at Austin studying to be a defense attorney.
Q: What are your hobbies?
A: My hobbies include competing on my schools Speech and Debate team.
Q: Who do you look up to?
A: I look up to Diane Guerrero, a Latina actress who shows that no matter what you can achieve any goal.
Q: If you could change one thing about the way your friends drive or ride in the car, what would it be?
A: I would want my friends to be more self-aware while on the road. My friends tend to forget there are other people on the road and all it takes is a simple mistake to change everything.
Q: If you could do anything in the world or go anywhere, what/where would it be?
A: I would take my mom to New York to visit the big apple, a place that we have dreamed of going to for years.
Esmeralda currently serves on the 2019-2020 Teen Advisory Board as well as being a Teens in the Driver Seat Social Media Influencer. For more info on teen traffic safety and all the risks that our program focuses on, follow her on Instagram!