Alejandro Lampell


Hometown & Country

San Salvador, El Salvador



Extracurricular Interests

Community service, Latino cultural groups, MUN/debate

Favorite place in Harvard Square


What can FIPpers talk to you about?

Choosing a major, dealing with roommates, homesickness, anything at all!

Why should a freshman choose FIP?

It is the best introduction to Harvard life! You meet amazing people from all different walks of life who make your transition into college so much easier!


Alejandro is a rising senior at Harvard studying Economics and Statistics. He is the son of two Mexican parents and lived in 6 different countries while growing up, including Uruguay, Mexico, USA, Bolivia, Bangladesh, and El Salvador. On campus he is very involved with the Latino community, an after-school mentorship program, and helps plan a MUN conference in Latin America. Alejandro loves to travel and meet new people from different walks of life. He is extremely excited to meet all of the incoming Freshman and have amazing conversations! Don’t feel afraid to reach out to him if you want to talk about the World Cup, Latin American Literature, or philosophize about life.