About the Staff

Jason Rojas - Director

Jason Rojas is director of community relations at Trinity College. In this capacity, Jason has drawn on his extensive background in the area of community relations, including his work with the Connecticut Commission on Community Service, where he partnered with nonprofit organizations in the city of Hartford. Jason also serves on the boards of directors for two nonprofit housing development organizations in Hartford. Moreover, he has gained vital community relations experience through his service as an elected official in the town of East Hartford, where he was a member of the board of education and town council. Jason is currently a state representative in the Connecticut General Assembly. As director of community relations at Trinity, he draws from this extensive experience in community relations and works to help strengthen Trinity’s deep and strong connections to the city of Hartford and the surrounding region. Jason earned a bachelor's degree in history from the University of Connecticut and a master’s degree in public policy at Trinity.

Julia Rivera - Manager

Julia Rivera joined Trinity as the new Community relations Manager in 2014.  In her role, Julia has a consistent presence in the Hartford community.  She works to support existing community engagement efforts and partnerships in addition to pursuing further opportunities for collaboration between Trinity and community stakeholders at the neighborhood and city level to capitalize on the rich resources that both the College and the community possess.  Originally from Silver Spring, Maryland, Julia graduated summa cum laude with a B.A in Sociology, Economics, and urban Studies from Trinity in 2014.  While at Trinity, she worked as a Student Admissions Associate and for the Sports Communications Office.  Julia was also a member of Trinity's varsity field hockey team and she continues her athletic career today as a member of the Puerto Rican National Team.  Prior to returning to Trinity as a staff member, she worked as a consultant for Southside Institutions Neighborhood Alliance (SINA).  She is excited to be back on campus and is continuing her education at Trinity as a graduate student in the public policy program.