Jasmine Martinez Los Angeles, California
Family • http://maps.google.com/ • MMy parents are from Tepatitlan, Jalisco. • TThey have lived in Los Angeles, CA for approximately 30 years.
Me • II have lived in Inglewood, CA all my life. • II was born in Huntington Park , CA.I am the youngest in my family. • II have two older brothers.. I am the first one in my family to go to college. I graduated from California State University of Long Beach.
5th most diverse university in the west • 2011 Demographics of student body • AAfrican American 4.2% • Asian American 21.0% • WWhite American 26.3% • HHispanic American 29.7% • NNative American 0.6% • IInternational 9.1% • EEthnicity unreported/unknown 9.2%
Facts about csulb • IIt has 84 buildings. • MMost populous CSU with 37,890 students attending. • HHas the lowest student fees in the country. • IIn 2010 it received nearly 80,000 applications, the highest in its history.
MY TRAVELS • I I have been to many places in Mexico, Costa Rica, the Bahamas, Belgium, France, Germany, Holland, and here. • I I hope that I will be able to continue to travel. • I I would love to go to Italy next and also visit more places in Spain.
Things I like • I I enjoy reading autobiographies and books about history. I am especially fascinated by WWII. • I I love watching movies. I like all types of films, but I prefer to watch drama most of the time. • I I also love to dance salsa.
quotes • IIt is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. • TThere is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing. • IIf we lose love and self respect for each other, this is how we finally die. • Her bestselling novel, “I know why the caged bird sings.”
Los angeles history • IIt was founded on September 4, 1781 by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. • IIt became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican War of Independence. • IIt later became a part of the United States in 1848 at the end of the Mexican American War. • http://www.flickr.com/photos/ericwolfe/4428379070/
Entertainment capital of the world • HHollywood was annexed into the city of Los Angeles in 1910. • BBy 1920, Hollywood had become world famous as the center of the United States film industry. • TThe hollywood walk of fame was created in 1958 to make a tribute to artists.
Inglewood • IIs a 10 minute drive to the LAX. • I I live in a predominantly hispanic community. Most people speak spanish and english. • IIn 1960 the neighborhood consisted of mostly white people or anglo americans.