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  • ( May-2023 )
  • Brockton, Massachusetts, USA

About (Summary)

21-year-old dreamer born in the U.S and raised in Cape Verde. Studying Aerospace Engineering at Florida Tech to become an astronaut and uncover the universe's secrets, colonize new planets, and find a new home for mankind.


Florida Institute of Technology
aerospace engineering
2019 to 2023

Your Major

Aerospace Engineering

Language Proficiency

French (France)
Portuguese (Brasil)
Portuguese (Portugal)
Spanish (Spain)

Honors and Awards

dean's list
Recognition for scholarly achievement attributed to the highest-ranked students based on GPA.
Outstanding Student of the Year Award
Recognizes and honors students for their outstanding performance and accomplishments.
Distinguished Student Scholar
Presented to all undergraduate students who are currently enrolled and have completed more than 55 credit hours at Florida Tech with cumulative GPAs of 3.8 or higher.
Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
Oldest and largest freshman honor society and has chartered three hundred and eighty-six chapters throughout the United States and inducted more than 1,250,000 members since its founding.
Tau Beta Pi Honor Society
Most prestigious engineering honor society in the country, and the only one that recognizes excellence across all engineering disciplines.
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Invitation
Membership is by invitation only to Florida Tech’s top 7.5 percent of second term juniors and the top 10 percent of seniors and graduate students.

Grad School Interests

Master's Degree in Aerospace Engineering focusing on Flight Mechanics and Controls at Florida Tech

Intended Job Path

To be an Astronaut, sent on missions to explore other planets.

Job Experience

Systems Engineer Intern
Lockheed Martin Space
June, 2022 to January, 2023
Research Assistant
Florida Tech ORION Lab
September, 2021 to May, 2022
Laboratory Technician
L3Harris Student Design Center & Machine Shop
October, 2019 to December, 2021
Electronic Tester
Cinch Connectivity Solutions
July, 2020 to August, 2020



Reading sci-fi books, watching sci-fi movies/series, coding, volleyball, cooking
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