Juan Esteban Baus is a Senior at the University of Notre Dame majoring in Science-Business with a Pre-Medical intent. He currently serves as the President of Hesburgh’s Heroes, a student club on campus, which supports the work of Andean Health & Development. His involvement with the club started after the devastating earthquake Ecuador faced in April 2016 by fundraising on campus for AHD. That summer, he volunteered in Santo Domingo, Ecuador, helping refugees in a local refugee camp and others who sought help through a local church.
He also works with the Sports Medicine department at Notre Dame and is involved in Student Government through the campus Student Life Committee and Junior Class Council. While born in Voorburg, The Netherlands, Juan Esteban is Ecuadorian and has alternated between living in Quito, Ecuador and McLean, Virginia most of his life.