Mario Tapia-Preza is a Southwest Detroit native and a first-generation son of immigrants. Growing up surrounded by so much diversity and inclusion made him appreciate the many cultures Detroit has. He is currently enrolled at Henry Ford College studying for an Associate of Arts in graphic design and intends to pursue a Bachelor of Arts as well.
Mario previously worked in customer service, was an account executive, and had sales positions. In his spare time, he enjoys giving a helping hand to those in need by advocating for immigrant families in his community. Mario loves to read science fiction novels, try new restaurants/cuisine, and go on walks with his Dachshund, Penny.