Wayne Trujillo is a sixth generation Coloradoan, reflecting the state’s diversity. His maternal great-great-great-grandparents, Thomas and Judith Bergen, settled Bergen Park, Colorado in the 19th Century, and his paternal lineage stretches back to the Spanish conquistadors and Native Americans in Northern New Mexico. A graduate of the University of Colorado-Boulder with a B.S. in journalism, Trujillo earned an MA in Digital Media Marketing and Communication from Regis University and is currently pursuing an advanced degree from the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. He enjoys writing about social and political commentary, history, music and people’s passions, quirks and eccentricities in general. His greatest passion is exploring cultural diversity. He was editor of Latino SUAVE magazine and the online publication, Latino Landscape.