Meet Us: Student Ambassadors

Aayush J.
(he/him)

Junior
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Consumer Behavior
Hometown: Middletown, DE
Fun Fact: I once met Lavar and Lamelo Ball at the Philadelphia airport.
Adam A.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Major: Philosophy, Politics & Law
Minor: Gender & Social Justice; Real Estate Finance
City: Las Vegas, NV
Fun Fact: I have a black belt in MMA and I work at IN-N-OUT-BURGER.
Addie B.
(she/her/hers)

Junior
Major: History
Minors: Management Consulting; Philosophy
Hometown: Denver, CO
Fun Fact: If I could have a superpower it would be to shapeshift.
Akos M.
(she/her)

Senior
Major: Neuroscience
City: Baltimore, MD
Fun Fact: I went to school in a castle for 7 years!
Andrew T.
(he/him/his)

Junior
Major: Communication
Minors: Media, Economics, and Entrepreneurship; Entertainment Industry
Hometown: Hercules, CA
Fun Fact: "California Girls" by Katy Perry is my guilty pleasure song.
Ani S.
(she/her)

Senior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Education and Society
Hometown: Glendale, CA
Fun Fact: I once drove 4 hours just to get iced coffee!
Annie X.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Communication
Minors: Business; Consumer Behavior
Hometown: Shanghai, China
Fun Fact: I am an ordained minister.
Anthony M.
(he/him)

Junior
Major: Neuroscience; Journalism (Pre-Med Track)
City: Melbourne, Australia and Houston, TX
Fun Fact: I lived in four countries on four different continents growing up!
Aria S.

Junior
Major: Theatre
Minor: Communication Design
Hometown: Sonoma, CA
Fun Fact: I'm not allowed to play Settlers of Cataan anymore because I got too competitive and my friends now think I take board games too seriously.
Avery F.
(she/her/hers)

Sophomore
Major: Environmental Studies
Minor: Economics
Hometown: Fair Haven, NJ
Fun Fact: I've never been on a college tour.
Avery L.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Environmental Science and Health
Minor: Spanish
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Health
City: Vernon Hills, IL
Fun Fact: I can do a handstand for a really long time!
Ayonnah T.
(she/her)

Sophomore
Major: Arts, Technology, and the Business of Innovation
Hometown: Centreville, VA
Fun Fact: I took many of the headshots you see here; it was my first photography gig!
Bailey R.
(she/her/hers)

Sophomore
Major: Economics
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Fun Fact: I share a birthday with my dad!
Brandon A.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Major: English; Cinema Studies
City: Valencia, CA
I'm a small percentage away from being legally blind :0
Brigitte R.
(she/her)

Sophomore
Major: Contemporary Latino & Latin American Studies; Political Science
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Fun Fact: I have 18 houseplants - and counting!
Cameron B.
(he/him/his)

Sophomore
Major: History; Political Science
Minor: Italian
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: I am passionate about recruiting more students to become tour guides!
Candace H.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Business of Cinematic Arts
Minor: Spanish
Hometown: Washington, DC
Fun Fact: I went to a live taping of The Voice, and sat three-feet away from Kelly Clarkson and Ariana Grande. At the end, John Legend gave me a hug and took a photo with me!
Celia E.
(she/her)

Sophomore
Major: Urban Studies and Planning
Minor: Spatial Studies
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Fun Fact: I was missing a tooth for an entire year of my adult life!
Chichi O.
(she/her), (they/their)

Sophomore
Major: Health and Human Sciences
Minor: Global Health
City: Grand Prairie, TX
Fun Fact: I’m super tall (about 6’3) and played as middle blocker on my volleyball team in high school!
Darcy C.
(she/her)

Junior
Majors; Art History; Business Administration
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
Fun Fact: I love traveling and have been to 35 countries (and counting)!
Dominic B.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Major: Environmental Studies
Minor: GIS and Sustainability Science; Urban and Sustainable Planning
City: Arlington Heights, IL
Fun Fact: I actually committed to the other USC (UofSC) before changing my mind and recommitting to USC. Trying to explain that to family and friends was rough.
Eli G.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Majors: NGOs and Social Change; Economics
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Fun Fact: I was the mascot and star goalie for my first grade soccer team. We were called the Orange Heads.
Emily E.
(she/her/hers)

Junior
Major: Art (BFA)
Minor: Russian
Hometown: Morrison, CO
Fun Fact: I learned to make balloon animals during quarantine!
Emily M.
(she/her/hers)

Senior
Major: Communication
Minor: Entertainment Industry
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Fun Fact: As a younger student, my mom used to get upset when my teachers’ complained that I “talked too much” in class. It’s come in handy now that I major in Communications- the joke's on them!
Eric M.

Junior
Major: Economics
Minor: Business Finance
Hometown: Santa Ana, CA
Fun Fact: I currently work at what used to be a Starbucks Reserve, where I was able to become certified as a "Coffee Master" and get to wear a black apron instead of a green apron!
Erin J.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Civil Engineering
Minor: Construction
Hometown: Utulei, American Samoa
Fun Fact: My middle name has 10 letters with 5 vowels and 5 consonants.
Ethan C.
(he/him)

Junior
Major: Theatre BA (Acting)
Minor: Entrepreneurship
City: Costa Mesa, CA
Fun Fact: I once gave Adam Sandler a tour of my high school.
Felipe M.
(he/him)

Senior
Major: Civil Engineering
Minor: Urban Sustainable Planning
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Fun Fact: I lived in Egypt for four years.
Gabrielle A.
(she/her)

Sophomore
Major: Political Science
City: San Jose, CA
Fun Fact: I'm originally from the beautiful island of Jamaica, but I moved to San Jose, CA in 2017!
Gerardo R.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Innovation: The Digital Entrepreneur
City: South Gate, CA
Giulia O.
(she/her)

Junior
Majors: Writing for Screen and Television (BFA); Journalism
Minor: Italian
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
Fun Fact: I can recite the entirety of Shrek 2 by memory.
Hannah W.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Journalism
Minor: Law and Public Policy; Comedy
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Fun Fact: My favorite ice cream flavor is black raspberry chip. And before you judge me, try it. It's amazing.
Iliyan H.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Major: Biological Sciences
Minor: Marine Biology
Hometown: Pune, India
Fun Fact: I became best friends with two brothers my freshman year. Seven months later, I learned they are related to me.
Jada S.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Accounting
City: Morristown, NJ
Fun Fact: I am a second degree black belt in Taekwondo.
Jami H.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Applied Mathematics
Minor: ITP Data Analytics
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Education
Hometown: South Pasadena, CA
Fun Fact: I stream on Twitch playing games and enjoy building computers.
Jason C.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Entertainment Industry; Marketing
City: Aliso Viejo, CA
Fun Fact: I learned how to fly an airplane before learning how to drive a car.
John G.

Sophomore
Major: Communication
Minor: Cinematic Arts
City: Aliso Viejo, CA
Fun Fact: Empirically speaking, guacamole is one of the greatest inventions known to man, but don't just take my word for it!
Joy J.
(she/her)

Sophomore
Major: Theatre (BA), Acting Emphasis
Minors: Musical Theatre and Non Profits; Volunteerism and Philanthropy
Hometown: Singapore, Singapore
Fun Fact: Every two years I cut off 12 inches of my hair to donate!
Joz A.
(they/their)

Sophomore
Major: Biomedical (Mechanical) Engineering
City: Long Beach, CA
Fun Fact: Even though I usually listen to Punk and Midwest emo music, my most listened to song on Spotify is "What's New Pussycat" by Tom Jones.
Kacie Y.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Journalism
Minor: Legal Studies
City: Honolulu, HI
Fun Fact: I have the world's most common birthday!
Kash O.F
(she/her/hers)

Junior
Majors: Business Administration; Health and Human Sciences
Minor: Cinema-Television for Health Professions
Hometown: Lagos, Nigeria
Fun Fact: I took eight years of French and retained practically none of it.
Kim V.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Communication
Minor: Entrepreneurship
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Stamford, CT
Fun Fact: I did acting and modeling when I was younger!
Kristen A.
(she/her)

Sophomore
Major: Business of Cinematic Arts
Minor: Screenwriting
Hometown: Fanwood, NJ
Fun Fact: I once slept on a sidewalk for a Harry Styles concert.
Kristin N.
(she/they)

Junior
Major: Philosophy, Politics, and Law
Minors: Spanish; Applied Analytics
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Fullerton, CA
Fun Fact: I used to work as a cake decorator and now my writing on cakes is significantly better than my actual handwriting.
Lisa T.
(she/her/hers)

Junior
Major: Theatre BA, Emphasis in Stage Management
Minor: Education and Society
Hometown: Lyon, France
Fun Fact: I always mismatch my socks!
Martin A.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Majors: Theatre; Business Administration
Minor: Entertainment Industry
Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia
Fun Fact: I performed at the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show!
Mason S.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Major: Occupational Therapy (BA to OTD program)
City: Sandy Hook, CT
Fun Fact: I was almost on the Ellen Show for an invention I made as a kid!
Matt C.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Major: Gender & Sexuality Studies
Minor: Occupational Science; Environmental Studies
City: Westfield, NJ
Fun Fact: According to a Buzzfeed quiz, I have elite tastebuds.
Michael P.
(any pronouns)

Sophomore
Major: Journalism
Minor: Cinematic Arts
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL
Fun Fact: I was interviewed for a Nickelodeon project that never happened in their New York City headquarters! My life could have been so cool.
Miko M.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Sociology
Minor: Performing Arts Studies
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Fun Fact: My parents submitted a family photo of us at Zion National Park to a Capri Sun photo contest and we won! Free Capri Suns for a whole year! #NotSponsored.
Miranda M.
(she/her/hers)

Junior
Majors: Theatre; Political Science
Hometown: Denver, CO
Fun Fact: I went to a performing arts high school!
Nandhana N.
(she/her)

Sophomore
Major: Business of Cinematic Arts
City: Portland, OR
Fun Fact: I have finished an entire Costco sized box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch in two days. Too often.
Nandini M.
(she/her)

Junior
Majors: Journalism; Creative Writing
Minor: Video Game Design
Hometown: Hyderabad, India
Fun Fact: I secretly want to be a wildlife show host so bad!
Naomi G.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Cinematic Arts
City: Cupertino, CA
Fun Fact: I can speak four languages!
Natasha T.
(she/her/hers)

Junior
Majors: History; Economics (Data Science)
Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA
Fun Fact: I am a Jeopardy enthusiast.
Nicole S.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Cognitive Science
Minor: User Experience
City: Pasadena, CA
Fun Fact: I met Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith at a movie theater when he tapped on my brother's shoulder asking if we had any popcorn. We didn't realize it was them until the lights turned on after the movie!
Pj H.
(he/him)

Junior
Major: Psychology; Economics
Minor: Environmental Studies
Hometown: Winter Park, FL
Fun Fact: I can bake the best banana bread in the Admission Center!
Rachel S.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Sociology
Minor: Spanish; Education and Society
Hometown: Bay Area, CA
Fun Fact: I met James from Big Time Rush.
Rehanna F.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Health and Human Sciences
City: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: While I was backpacking in Yosemite, I got bit by 2 mosquitos on both my eyelids and had to hike 8 miles with my eyes swollen shut.
Sadie U.
(she/her)

Senior
Major: East Asian Languages and Cultures (Mandarin Chinese)
Minor: Computer Programming
Hometown: Minneapolis, MN
Fun Fact: My favorite Animal Crossing character is Biff the jock hippo.
Santi B.
(he/him)

Sophomore
Majors: Business Administration; Accounting
Minor: Environmental Studies
Hometown: Ridgefield, CT
Fun Fact: I’ve been playing guitar for 10 years but can’t read sheet music.
Sarah D.
(she/her)

Sophomore
Minor: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Minor: Natural Sciences
Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
Fun Fact: I play the banjo.
Sky B.
(any pronouns)

Sophomore
Major: Neuroscience
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Health
Hometown: Mount Vernon, NY
Fun Fact: I am pretty good at riding a RipStik.
Soham S.
(he/him)

Junior
Major: Economics; Political Science
Hometown: Virginia Water, UK
Fun Fact: I played goalkeeper in soccer my entire life but I'm only 5'9!
Shania W.
(she/her)

Junior
Major: Economics; Human Biology
Minor: Health Care Studies
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Fun Fact: I've never seen anything from the Star Wars franchise!
TJ M.

Junior
Major: International Relations
Minors: Latin American Studies; French
Hometown: Florham Park, NJ
Fun Fact: I ran the 2022 LA Marathon over spring break.
Trelas D. IV
(him/his)

Sophomore
Major: Creative Writing
Minor: Cinematic Arts
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Fun Fact: I hope to be one of the greatest creators/artists of this generation.
Vincent T.
(he/him/his)

Junior
Majors: History; Neuroscience
Minor: Health Care Studies
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Med
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: I have 17 pets at home!
Will Y.
(he/him)

Junior
Major: Biological Sciences
Minor: Cinematic Arts
City: Rochester, MN
Fun Fact: I'm allergic to both cats and lemons! You might say I'm comparing apples and oranges, but unfortunately, I'm allergic to those as well.
Willa D.
(she/her)

Junior
Majors: International Relations; Economics
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Golden, CO
Fun Fact: I lived in Australia for a year!
Xavier V.
(he/him), (they/their)

Sophomore
Major: Theatre BA (Acting)
Minor: Entertainment Industry
City: Chandler, AZ
Fun Fact: I used to fence competitively, and have met several olympians!