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Jaret Ornelas, SJ

Jaret earned a bachelor’s degree in Chicana/o studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was active in Intervarsity Christian Leadership, St. Mark’s Newman Center, and as a liaison for student government to labor unions and campus workers. Prior to entering the Society, Jaret served as a Jesuit volunteer in Belize working in campus ministry at St. John’s College and at a detention center for youth. He completed his First Studies at ITESO (Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education) – Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara in Mexico. He is currently working as a regent working at the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales (Arizona and Mexico).