Gabriel was born and raised in the border town of Laredo, Texas. He attended United High School and graduated summa cum laude from Laredo College where he received his Associates degree. In 2018, he graduated cum laude from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas where he received his B.B.A. in Business Management.
After graduating from Texas A&M University, Gabriel attended St. Mary’s University School of Law School and graduated cum laude. At St. Mary’s Law School, Gabriel served as a Staff Writer for the Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race & Social Justice. As a staff writer, Gabriel was awarded with the Staff Writer Excellence Award and had his comment selected for publication: The Termination of Parental Rights in Texas: The Long Run Cut Short for Parents in Bexar County, 23 The Scholar: St. Mary’s L. Rev. on Race & Soc. Justice 107 (2021).
In his final year of law school, Gabriel served as the Managing Executive Editor for the The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Race & Social Justice. As the Managing Executive Editor, Gabriel was responsible for overseeing the publication of the The Scholar alongside the Editor In Chief for one full academic year. Gabriel was also awarded as a recipient of the Dean’s award, a recipient of the Christian Citizenship Award, membership into the John M. Harlan Society, and presented with a Pro Bono and Public Service Certificate for his dedication to promoting and volunteering in several pro bono events.
Gabriel enjoys spending his free time enjoying and exploring the great city of San Antonio and playing and watching sports.