Roberto Mercado is of Mexican descent and is currently studying at St. Joseph Seminary of Loyola University.  Roberto is majoring in Philosophy and has a grade point average of 3.0.  Roberto has volunteered to serve in a variety of capacities in his church as well as in his community.  Not only has he served as a youth minister, Roberto has also volunteered to care for individuals infected with HIV in the city of New Orleans.  Roberto hopes to dedicate his life to training others with respect to the treatment of immigrants, as well as providing services for immigrant communities.