Cristian Gomez, Class of 2026, Hearst Fellow

Cristian Gomez

Hearst Fellow

  • Hometown: Greenville, SC
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What do you plan to study?

Politics and International Affairs, Pre-Law

Why did you want to be a Hearst Fellow?

I wanted to become a Hearst Fellow to not only learn leadership abilities, but I wanted to be able to cultivate that in my daily life; Along with establishing a connection and making an impact in my community from those skills.

What has coming to Furman meant to you?

During this period of change, Furman has established itself as a ray of hope and an embodiment of trust. Meaning that it has given me the chance to be successful and establish a community of friends that I can turn to without hesitation.

What do you like to do you in your spare time?

Read, watch movies and tv., play putt-putt/golf

What's a quirky fact about you, or what would the title of your autobiography be?

The title of my autobiography would be Trials and Tribulations: Strength from Voice, as mock trial and public speaking have helped me grow in various aspects of my life.

What organizations are you a part of?

Furman Mock Trial, Hearst Fellows, The Riley Institute