Steven Santoyo is a junior majoring in Corporate Communication
Studies and minoring in Government at The University of Texas at
Austin. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Steven has been a person
with diabetes since March of 2011, when he was diagnosed at the age of
13. Steven is the President and Founder of Type Texas, The College
Diabetes Network Chapter at UT Austin, and he additionally works on
campus as a resident assistant and campus tour guide. After his
undergraduate years, Steven plans to be the first in his family to
attend law school.
To love others, you must first be able to love yourself. However, loving yourself, your body, and your highs and lows is hard to do when you are a person with diabetes.