Jose Cabrera

José A. Cabrera (born September 30, 1984) served as the fifth President of the PRSSA from 2007 to 2009. Cabrera reactivated the PRSSA in 2007 after ten years of dormancy. Under his presidency, the PRSSA reestablished chapters nationwide, waged a campaign for young voters in the 2008 Puerto Rican election cycle, launched an educational campaign on statehood throughout Puerto Rico’s universities, and began work on the internet-based José Celso Barbosa Statehood Library.

Born in Montpelier, Ohio, Cabrera was raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico where he graduated with honors from Colegio San José High School in 2002. In 2006, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Political Science and History from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio. He also obtained a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Dayton School of Law in 2009.

As a student, Cabrera interned in the District Office of Puerto Rico Congressman Luis Fortuño, the Office of Puerto Rico Senate President Kenneth McClintock, and the law offices of Behnke, Martin & Schulte, LLC. He also represented Puerto Rico as a page during the 2008 Republican National Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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