Adriana Ponce de Leon is a student at The Ohio State University originally from Cleveland, Ohio. She is majoring in Public Affairs and Spanish with a minor in Legal Foundations of Society. In this interview Adriana focuses on her Puerto Rican heritage, her role as a Latina on Ohio State’s campus, and her curious interaction with the Spanish language. She tells stories of her childhood in Ohio and Puerto Rico and how those experiences have impacted her future pursuits. Adriana discusses how her Latina identity has flourished as she has gotten older and how she is better able to appreciate it now.