Alexander Villatte was born in Port Charlotte, Florida. He grew up in a single parent household that was middle class.
Alex worked hard to become the first person in his immediate family to obtain a degree from college. He earned his bachelor's degree from Florida Gulf Coast University.
Alex is a mentor for the Justice Academy. He is working towards his Juris Doctorate degree at Barry University Dwaney O. Andreas School of Law. He worked at Banker Lopez Gassler P.A. a personal injury defense law firm as an office clerk and interned with a family law judge at the Charlotte County Court house.
He hopes that his trials and tribulations can help guide and give hope to children in similar situations.
Daniel Thillet was born in Manhattan, New York. His early childhood was spent in New York, but in 2001, moved to Brevard County where he graduate from Rockledge High School. He left Florida to join the Air Force in 2008 to become an Avionics Technician on C-130 and HH-60 aircraft. After returning from a deployment to Djiboutu in 2009, he received and Airmen of the Year award for his hard work and good merit. In 2012, he was awarded a Community College of Air Force Degree in Avionics Technology and Associates of Arts Degree in General Studies. He went on to graduate from University of Central Florida in 2014 with Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with focus in Economics. In 2016, he relocated to Milwaukee, WI to the 128 Air Refueling Wing, an Air National Guard Unit. There he became a crew chief on KC-135 serial refulers.
In 2018, he made a big life shift and began to pursue his life-long dream of becoming an attorney. In 2019, he was accepted to Barry University, Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Orlando, Florida. He is now acting Vice President for Students Bar Association and Treasurer for the Veteran's Law Society.
Throughout his life, he has always been drive to his call to serve the community. He plans to use his Juris Doctorate to be the voice of the voiceless. Whether it be for an immigrant who is confused by the laws of the United States or victim of a wrongful conviction, he wants to lift those who cannot stand by themselves.
He has served hundreds of hours in organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters and Giving Kids the World to focus on the people that have the biggest impact on our children society. Recently, while working with the Veteran's Law society, he raised $1,500.00 for a veteran who was wounded in war. Now, he has been given an incredible opportunity to be a mentor for Justice Academy. With his work and life experience coupled with his legal education, he hope to instill values he has learned. He believes that with persistent hard work and strong desire to achieve a goal, the sky's the limit.
Camyla Hernández- Meneses is an Afro-Latina who was born in Caracas, Venezuela. She immigranted to the United States, where she was raised in Florida. She graduate from Mc Kendree University in 2019 with a major in Criminal Justice and minor in psychology. She went straight into her first year of law school at Florida A&M College of Law in Orlando, Florida. She has interned for Public Defenders Office, an immigration office, and currently as mentor for the Justice Academy program; as well as a Law Clerk at Sanchez Law Group. She was a women's collegiatte wrestler and now she is focusing on her studies and interships to hopefully graduate in 2022 with her J.D. then pass the Florida Bar exam. She hopes to use her degree to help her Afro-Latino Community with immigration needs and inspire others who look or sound like her to follow thier dreams.