Rajiv Tummala was born in Hollywood, Florida and grew up in Richmond, Virginia. Rajiv has had a long-standing and passionate interest in history, geography, and cultures. His training in martial arts led first to an involvement in Model UN and then to an interest in global politics. Rajiv is therefore majoring in International Studies as a member of the University of Miami Class of 2019. He hopes to learn more about cultures and history around the world and to gain a better understanding of the other fields of the Humanities through his work at the Center.