Commencement 2024 - Student Spotlight: Dimitri Hanafin Reyes

Dimitri Hanafin Reyes (SLA '24)

Originally from San Francisco, California, Dimitri Hanafin Reyes came to Tulane to study music and graduated with a dual degree in Black American Music and Legal Studies in Business.

During his time at Tulane, Dimitri he has performed in various capacities, ranging from regular gigs on Frenchman Street to festival performances in the New Orleans Jazz Festival and Jazz Ascona Festival in Switzerland. As the student musician during the School of Liberal Arts Commencement Ceremony, Dimitri performed a piece he wrote call “Full Circle,” which encapsulates the experience of his musical journey and confronting the seas of doubt and anxiety that are inevitable in life. "Full Circle," is meant to serve as a beacon of resilience that highlights the power of embracing the past, navigating the present, and crafting an unsure, yet hopeful future.

After graduation, Dimitri plans to stay in New Orleans and continue performing and cultivating relationships through music.