Mateo Gonzalez is a first generation college student, Afro-Cuban, and an active learner. As well as architectural designer for Ryan Companies in Minneapolis, Minnesota and while working there for a little over a year he has helped with over 10 projects in their DD and SD phase. Graduating in 2024 with a B.Arch in Architecture in design. Looking to serve under-resourced communities, urban developments, all while applying leading sustainable methods and trailblazing designs. Pursuing new methods on integrating communities into design-build projects.