larissa cerda - VP of campaigns
Larissa Jestin Cerda serves as the Vice President of Campaigns for Texas DECA and is a junior at Edcouch-Elsa Early College High School. Larissa has been in DECA for three years, joining this prestigious organization as a freshman. She was Vice President of Campaigns for District 1 as a sophomore and her chapter’s president for two years. Leadership is Larissa’s favorite part of her DECA journey because it allows her to network with other DECA members, thus making friendships that will last a lifetime.
Larissa plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in medicine with a specialization in physical therapy and a minor in business, eventually earning a Doctor of Medicine degree and a Master of Business Administration. After her time in the university, Larissa plans to start her own medical practice using the entrepreneurial and marketing skills she has obtained through DECA.
DECA has definitely prepared Larissa for success as she moves on to the next stage in her life as a state officer. She believes that DECA will have the same impact for others and has the ability to prepare motivated leaders for the future.