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Virtual alumni advice panel for graduates set for May 11

04.26.2021 | By:

Wonder what life is going to be like after graduation?

The TXWES Alumni Association is hosting a virtual alumni advice panel at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11. May graduates will have the opportunity to discuss “what’s next” with Texas Wesleyan alumni on Zoom.

If you are feeling at all overwhelmed, nervous or even just excited about your own graduation and what life will be like afterward, this event is for you. Come hear from those who have been in your shoes and ask them questions about their lives and experiences.

Congratulations on your graduation and welcome to the TXWES Alumni Association! We hope you will join us on May 11!


Meet Our Panelists

Jordan Boone ’16

Jordan Michael Boone is a Fort Worth native and 2016 graduate of Texas Wesleyan University. He is the owner of NationTen Brand, one of the largest custom uniform suppliers in the nation. Jordan has been featured in several articles from Forbes, Black Enterprise and Voyage Dallas. Jordan also partners with several other companies that plan to launch in 2021.

Cristal Hernandez-Galvan ’00

Cristal is the founder and president of Hernandez Grants & Consulting, LLC., a woman and minority-owned comprehensive service firm. She has a diverse background in working with federal, state and private foundations, identifying funding sources, guiding proposals and securing the resources needed to further organizational strategic goals. Cristal is currently an ambassador for the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and co-chair of their Advocacy Committee, as well as a member of the Hispanic Women’s Network (HWNT) where she serves as the state representative.

Melissa Escobedo ’20

Melissa has established her own financial advising practice under Northwestern Mutual, focusing her efforts on creating a positive and accepting environment where transparency is essential, value is created and trust is built on a foundation of honesty and respect. In May of 2020, she graduated from Texas Wesleyan with a Bachelor of Marketing in Business Administration. Currently, Melissa is working to establish a non-profit where she can provide free education on basic financial literacy to high school and college students.

Xavier E. Sanders ’09

Xavier is the Founder and Executive Director for the BarbaraCares Foundation, where he serves to ensure social supportive services are made available to breast cancer patients and caregivers throughout the state of Texas. With a corporate background in business and marketing, he uses practical techniques and engagement to actively impact the community. Xavier is a recently published author (The Other Side of R.E.A.L.) whose mission is to serve where he can and create tangible impact each day of his life. Xavier strives daily to live out his mother's motto, "Fight, Smile And Fight Some More!" He is a proud graduate of Texas Wesleyan University with a degree in Psychology.