Victor (Vic) Garcia

Senior Specialist
Victor Garcia


Victor Garcia is a first-generation, low-income student born and raised in the Reno/Sparks area. His parents were originally from Guatemala. Victor received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and is currently completing a master’s program in Business Administration at the University of Nevada, Reno. He was adopted into the DFS program as a freshman student, now serving as a DFS mentor and our High School Senior Specialist. Victor previously worked in the Admissions & Records Department at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he worked for two and a half years.  He also completed a fellowship through the Network and Systems Professional Association (NASPA) Undergraduate Fellows Program. He uses his personal experiences to assist and empower first-generation, low-income students. Outside of work, Victor can often be found at the gym playing basketball.


  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno