Raul graduated cum laude from the University of Denver in 2019, majoring in Philosophy and minoring in Political Science, German and Biological Sciences. During his time at the University of Denver, Raul interned with Kroll Law Offices where he gained exposure to the areas of estate planning, estate administration, asset protection, elder law, and business planning. Raul’s senior year was spent studying abroad at Freie Universität Berlin as a Cherrington Global Scholar and Gilman International Scholarship Recipient.
While in Germany Raul focused on German language acquisition, continental philosophy and political science from the German perspective. Upon returning to the States Raul became a Gilman Alumni Ambassador, serving as an official representative of the U.S. Department of State’s Gilman International Scholarship Program. Raul speaks fluent Spanish, advanced (C1) German and hopes to one day learn Russian. A fun fact about Raul: before commencing his undergraduate studies Raul worked as a professional ballet dancer with Colorado Ballet, Boulder Ballet, and other companies.