Sergio Holguin

Sergio Holguin is a first year Computer Science Student at Cal Poly Pomona. He has been a volunteer docent at the Japanese American National Museum since 2009.

Updated September 2011

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Nisei? Sansei? No, I’m just a Gakusei

Where do you come from? How did you get here? Why do you do what you do? As a public volunteer at the Japanese American National Museum, and a Docent at that, I am constantly asked for my backstory. It’s quite flattering how visitors flock to us Docents and seem so genuinely intrigued by our life stories, as if we were some type of celebrity. Perhaps it’s just general inquisitive human nature, but listening to, and sharing stories with one another helps establish a deep, personal connection.

Seeing as how it’s my first opportunity to write for ...

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