I'm Blake Herrera - nice to meet you.
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, I'm currently attending the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Computer Science. I will be interning with Facebook as a SWE intern in NYC in the summer of 2022.
I have previously worked as a full-time contract React.js developer for ScanData Systems, and recieved the oppertunity to intern with Facebook in the summer of 2021 as an FBU Engineering intern.
Throughout my K-12 education, I accomplished a lot. I managed to win every class/student council presidential election from fourth grade all the way up until my early graduation, I was the two-time president of RRISD Superintendent Dr. Steve Flores' Student Advisory Board, I won the State DECA competition in professional selling my freshman year as a first year member, I published four of my own apps to the Apple App Store, I set both the seventh and eighth grade shot put records at Walsh Middle School, I was nationally ranked in junior high as an offensive and defensive lineman, I got to play in a nationwide All-American Bowl sponsored by Eastbay that aired live on ESPN, I worked for an online radio sports broadcasting company as a broadcast producer, color commentator, and voice actor, and in addition, I was inducted into NHS, National Spanish Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, and I was named a National Hispanic Scholar.
Life is good. Hook 'em Horns, and God bless Texas!
You can find links to my social media and my resume below.