Frida Kahlo

World celebrated Mexican folk artist

Octaviano Larrazolo

First elected Latino US Senator

Justice Sonya Sotomayor

First Latina Supreme Court Justice in the US

Dr. Ellen Ochoa

Engineer, Astronaut, and the current Director of the Johnson Space Center


PFC Hernandez arrived in Vietnam on June 23, 1968 and was assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. He died on July 10, 1968 during the final days of The Battle of Khe Sanh. Hernandez was a 1967 graduate of Round Rock High School and was the only Round Rock resident to die in the Vietnam War.

Nydia Velazquez

US House of Representatives since 1993, First Puerto Rican woman elected to Congress

Dolores Huerta

Co-founder of the United Farm Workers Union with Cesar Chavez

Roberto Clemente

First Latin player inducted into National Baseball Hall of Fame

Juan Felipe Herrera

Poet, performer, writer, cartoonist, teacher, and activist. US Poet Laureate

Cesar Chavez

Union leader and labor organizer Cesar Chavez dedicated his life to improving treatment, pay and working conditions for farm workers.

Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz was a Cuban-American singer, best known as one of the most popular salsa performers of all time, recording 23 gold albums.