Carlos Mendoza is a first-year student attending Washington University in St. Louis and is an undecided major in Arts & Sciences. He has a passion for storytelling as he likes working on filmmaking, animation, and writing. With AYLF, Carlos hopes to tell stories that highlight the art, roots, revitalization, and the people of St. Louis. Through these stories, Carlos wishes to discover the culture of what St. Louis is and how best to share it with others. Carlos Mendoza is an Aspen Young Leaders Fellow in the 2020-2021 St. Louis cohort.