In his sophomore year he switched his major from aeronautical engineering to city management. Cisneros was named after his mother’s youngest brother who developed Hodgkin’s disease at the age of 14 and asked from his deathbed that his sister give his name to her son. He “enjoyed the resources and visibility of the GGL establishment without being confined to its agenda” and “built an image of an articulate smooth Harvard and MIT educated man.
Cisneros is also a diligent advocate for the Latino community. Throughout his career in politics and business Cisneros has remained actively involved with creating housing and development to result in urban revitalization for this country’s large cities. Louis Missouri 1965–1973) his hometown of San Antonio Texas.