Meet Us: Student Ambassadors

Adenike M.

Junior
Major: Real Estate Development
Minor: Disruptive Innovation
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Fun Fact: I collect cowboy hats.
Aayush J.

Sophomore
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Consumer Behavior
Hometown: Middletown, DE
Fun Fact: I once met Lavar and Lamelo Ball at the Philadelphia airport.
Abigail J.

Junior
Major: Linguistics; Spanish
Hometown: Bartlett, IL
Fun Fact: In my free time I learn languages! I'm currently working on speaking Korean and French.
Adrika Y.

Junior
Major: Political Science
Minor: Psychology
Hometown: Santa Clara, CA
Fun Fact: I once went camping in the Sahara Desert!
Aime Y. A.

Junior
Major: Psychology; Spanish
Minor: Forensics and Criminality
Hometown: Porterville, CA
Fun Fact: When I was delivering my high school graduation speech, I told the entire auditorium that I was my grandmother's favorite while the rest of her grandkids were seated next to her. The best part was that she didn't deny it!
Alex D.

Senior
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Culture, Media, and Entertainment
Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
Fun Fact: I'm the first and only person in my entire extended family to attend a college outside of the Carolinas!
Alyzeh H.

Junior
Major: Cognitive Science
Minor: Statistics
Hometown: Houston, TX
Fun Fact: I lived in a different country for 11 years!
Alex I.

Senior
Major: Economics Mathematics
Minor: Psychology
Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Fun Fact: My twin sister attends USC too!
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.
Alexander K.

Junior
Major: Public Relations; Cinema & Media Studies
City: Vista, California
Fun Fact: I didn't know how to ride a bicycle until my sophomore year of college!
Amy L.

Junior
Major: Health and Human Sciences
Minor: Cinema-Television for the Health Professions
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Fun Fact: My dream job is either to be a health consultant for TV shows and movies or to work in medical communications at a biopharmaceutical company!
Audrey B.

Sophomore
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Music Industry
Hometown: Orange, CA
Hometown: I don't know how to ride a bike!
Ana Lucia R.

Senior
Major: International Relations
Minor: Dance; Disruptive Innovation
Hometown: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Fun Fact: I met 2 of my (now) best friends when I first visited USC for the Explore program! Our hosts were friends and introduced us and then we decided to become roommates for my freshman year!
Anav S.

Senior
Major: Economics; Cinema & Media Studies
Hometown: Virginia Water, UK
Fun Fact: I've been to every minute of every home football game that has been played while I've been a student at USC.
Ani S.

Junior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Education and Society
Hometown: Glendale, CA
Fun Fact: I once drove 4 hours just to get iced coffee!
Anna P.

Senior
Major: Public Diplomacy (Master's); NGOs and Social Change (BA)
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Fun Fact: I'm an avid Dungeons & Dragons player!
Anushka S.

Senior
Major: Internal Relations; Political Economy
Hometown: Chandigarh, India
Fun Fact I write with my left hand, eat food with my right, use chopsticks and other silverware with my left, play racquet sports with my right, and carry heavy items with my left. Yeah, I don't know either.
Brandon K.

Senior
Major: Public Relations
Minor: Communication Design; Specialization in Applied Analytics
Hometown: Irvine, CA
Fun Fact: Both my parents went to UCLA #FightOn
Brigitte R.

Sophomore
Major: Contemporary Latino & Latin American Studies; Political Science
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Fun Fact: I once read a 500-page book in one sitting!
Camryn R.

Junior
Major: Communication
Minor: Organizational Leadership & Management; Spanish
Hometown: Naperville, IL
Fun Fact: I was retweeted by Zayn Malik.
Celia E.

Sophomore
Major: Urban Studies and Planning
Miinor: Spatial Studies
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Fun Fact: I was missing a tooth for an entire year of my adult life.
Carlos L.

Sophomore
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Linguistics
Hometown: Shanghai, China & Manila, Philippines
Fun Fact: I'm a PADI-Certified Advanced Open Water Diver (though I haven't scubadived in years).
Caroline K.

Junior
Major: Journalism
Minor: Dance
City: Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Fun Fact: I once had a 24hr standoff with a grizzly bear in the arctic tundra!
Cassidy C.

Senior
Major: Environmental Studies (BS & MA)
Minor: International Relations
Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
Fun Fact: I have two yellow labs named Honey and Tiger and a leopard gecko named Leo!
Catharine M.

Senior
Major: Journalism
Hometown: Corona del Mar, CA
Fun Fact: Freshman year, I messaged Justin Baldoni on Instagram to get a quote from him for a story I was writing for Neon, the online magazine of Annenberg. He responded and told me I could interview and meet him in person the following week!
Cody H.

Senior
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Applied Analytics
Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
Fun Fact: My favorite dish is a Clam Chowder Bread Bowl.
Chloe M.

Junior
Major: Political Science; Communication
Hometown: Bucks County, PA
Fun Fact: While I love studying Political Science and Communication at school, I also pursue fashion and beauty content creation on my own outside of the classroom!
Cielo C.

Senior
Major: Urban Studies and Planning
Minor: Dance
Hometown: San Diego
Fun Fact: I got to dance at the halftime show of a Los Angeles Clippers game with the dance team I am a part of on-campus.
Dani J.

Senior
Major: Theatre (Stage Management); NGOs and Social Change
Minor: Music Industry
Hometown: Boyle Heights, CA
Fun Fact: My favorite animal is a narwhal!
Deegan O.

Senior
Major: Business Administration
Hometown: Arlington Heights, IL
Fun Fact: I've been skiing since I was 3!
Diego D.

Junior
Major: Visual and Performing Arts Studies
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: Mark Hamill came to see the SDA musical I was in during my freshman year!
Emily B.

Junior
Major: Communication
Minor: Consumer Behavior; French
Hometown: Boston, MA
Fun Fact: I am a certified Zumba instructor!
Ellory L.

Senior
Major: Health Promotion & Disease Prevention; Spanish
Hometown: Vernon Hills, IL
Fun Fact: One of my goals is to visit all seven continents! Four down, three to go :)
Emily W.

Junior
Major: Geodesign
Minor: Environmental Health
Hometown: Culver City, CA
Fun Fact: I've never met a cheese I didn't like!
Erica J.

Senior
Major: Sociology
Minor: Cultural Anthropology; French
Hometown: Fremont, California
Fun Fact: I can speak four languages.
Felipe M.

Sophomore
Major: Civil Engineering
Minor: Urban Sustainable Planning; Business Finance
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Fun Fact: I lived in Egypt for 4 years!
Gabriela T.

Junior
Major: Cinema and Media Studies; Law, History, and Culture
Minor: Entertainment Industry; International Relations
Hometown: Bernardsville, NJ
Fun Fact: One time, when I was 5, I accidentally ate dog food. I thought it was Cocoa Puffs.
Hana R.

Junior
Major: Health & Human Sciences
Minor: Sports Media Industries Sports Media Industries; Performance Science
Hometown: Newtown, CT
Fun Fact: I love football and I hope to pursue a career in sports psychiatry!
Hannah W.

Sophomore
Major: Journalism
Minor: Law and Public Policy
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.
Harrison W.

Senior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Chester, NJ
Fun Fact: I have a pet cat named Violet!
Isabel H.

Senior
Major: Economics/Mathematics; Spanish
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Fun Fact: I've run three marathons and three half marathons while in undergrad!
Jack B.

Junior
Major: Business; Spanish
City: Milwaukee, WI
Fun Fact: Me and three other ambassadors toured the Washington monuments at 3 AM.
Jake E.

Senior
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Real Estate Development
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: I helped create a Billboard #1 hit song.
Jessica Minsol K.

Junior
Major: Environmental Engineering
Hometown: Daegu, Korea & Hsinchu, Taiwan
Fun Fact: I need an abundance of sunlight to survive-- so I came to LA!
John M.

Junior
Major: Intelligence and Cyber Operations
Minor: Computer Programming
Hometown: Palatine, IL
Fun Fact: My friend and I sneaked into a TV show filming in Doheny Library our freshman year!
Joshua G.

Junior
Major: English; Applied Math
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Fun Fact: I've flown in an open cockpit, World War 2 plane!
Yaz B.

Senior
Major: Journalism
Hometown: Liverpool, England
Julia S.

Senior
Major: Human Biology
Minor: Global Health
Hometown: St.Paul, Minnesota
Fun Fact: I created a few of my own cookie recipes to meet my brothers' high expectations, and now they're the most requested desserts among my friends and family during Christmas and other gatherings!
Justin K.

Senior
Major: Global Health
Minor: Public Relations; Consumer Behavior
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Fun Fact: It was my goal to visit all 23 USC libraries by the end of my freshman year... I managed to finish in the very last week of school by visiting 4 in one day!
Kevin G.

Junior
Major: Neuroscience
Minor: Dance
Hometown: Spanish Fork, UT
Fun Fact: I've played over 400 hours of Animal Crossing since March 2020.
Kali L.

Junior
Major: Civil Engineering with Environmental Emphasis
City: Bellevue, WA
Fun Fact: I have two different thumbs! One is a clubbed thumb and one is normal.
Katherine M.

Senior
Major: Theatre (BA), Acting Emphasis
Minor: Cinematic Arts
Hometown: Altadena, CA
Fun Fact: I didn't like chocolate until I was 12!
Kayvon S.

Senior
Major: Neuroscience
Minor: Applied Computer Security
Hometown: Los Altos, CA
Fun Fact: One game day, a USC alumnus gave me his season tickets so my family and I could sit 16 rows from the field and have access to the field before the game! It was the best way to watch USC win a football game!
Loleï B.

Senior
Major: Public Diplomacy (Master's); International Relations; French (BA)
Minor: Applied Computer Security
Hometown: Monterey, CA
Fun Fact: I have four middle names!
Maximillian G.

Junior
Major: Communication
Minor: Political Science; Comedy
Hometown: Denver, CO
Fun Fact: I have not used a plastic bag since 2007.
Mark R.

Senior
Major: Economics
Minor: Applied Analytics
Hometown: Highland, CA
Fun Facts: I was committed to playing football at another university, but once I was admitted into USC, I realized it was an opportunity I could not pass up!
McCrae M.

Senior
Major: Lifespan Health
Hometown: Rogers, AR
Fun Fact: I have moved 11 times between 4 states: California, Texas, Arkansas, and Minnesota.
Megan S.

Senior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Occupational Science; Dance
Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ
Fun Fact: I teach yoga to children with chronic illnesses and developmental disorders!
Mia S.

Junior
Major: Public Diplomacy (Master's); International Relations (BA)
Minor: Law and Public Policy
Hometown: Studio City, Los Angeles
Fun Fact: I have an IMDB page for being in "Harry and Meghan: A Windsor Wedding," a documentary about the Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! Meghan Markle went to my high school, and during the news crazy about her wedding, I served as student body president and was interviewed by news and documentary crews.
Min Ju K.

Junior
Major: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
City: Valencia, CA
Fun Fact: My favorite vegetable is a sweet potato.
Nadia T.

Senior
Major: Anthropology
Minor: Business Finance
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: I love to explore and go on hikes all over California.
Nayeli C.

Junior
Major: Public Policy
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Fun Fact: Growing up, I was so obsessed with changing my hair color that I ended up dying my hair over 30 times before I reached college.
Nick B.

Junior
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Disruptive Innovation
Hometown: Alamo, CA
Fun Fact: I have always wanted to be an engineer because I want to design roller coasters!
Noonie M.

Junior
Major: Computer Science and Business Administration
Hometown: Mercer Island, WA
Fun Fact: I've broken both my legs, both my arms, and once had to get stitches in my head because I ran into a pole.
Olivia R.

Junior
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Entertainment Industry
Hometown:Newport Beach, CA
Fun Fact: I sang the national anthem for a Los Angeles Lakers game at the Staples Center when I was 14 years old.
Paige C.

Senior
Major: Psychology
Minor: Public Relations
Hometown: Newbury Park, CA
Fun Fact: I'd like to say The Daily Trojan is the reason for my existence. When my mom was attending USC, she saw an ad in The Daily Trojan for a job opening at a summer camp. She applied, got the job, and that's where she met my dad! The rest is history!
Pj H.

Sophomore
Major: Psychology; Economics
Hometown: Winter Park, FL
Fun Fact: I make the best banana bread in the Admission Center (but don't tell anyone else I said so!)
Priya K.

Junior
Major: International Relations (Global Business)
Minor: Education and Society
Hometown: Apple Valley, MN
Fun Fact: I started a pickleball club in high school!
René D.

Sophomore
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Spanish
Hometown: Houston, TX
Fun Fact: I am a first-generation college student originally from Monterrey, Mexico!
Ryan H.

Junior
Major: GeoDesign
Minor: Architecture
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: My dad also went to USC.
Rachel S.

Junior
Major: Sociology
Minor: Spanish; Education and Society
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
Fun Fact: I am... REALLY good at walking backwards
Robert B.

Senior
Major: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Minor: East Asian Languages and Culture: Emphasis in Korean
Hometown: Baltimore , MD
Fun Fact: I can speak 3 languages! They are English, French, and Korean.
Sam B.

Junior
Major: Environmental Studies
Minor: Business
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Fun Fact: I have a photographic memory.
Samra V.

Senior
Major: Intelligence and Cyber Operations
Minor: Business
Hometown: Chino Hills
Fun Fact: I have hitchhiked in Puerto Rico three times!
Shreya D.

Junior
Major: Health and Human Sciences
Minor: Occupational Science
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Fun Fact: I can say the alphabet backwards as fast as I can say it forwards!
Sarah D.

Sophomore
Minor: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Minor: Natural Sciences
Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
Fun Fact: I was recognized by my mayor for discovering and helping put out a fire.
Sophia L.

Senior
Major: Public Relations
Minor: International Relations; Italian
Hometown: Novato, CA
Fun Fact: I am a triplet!
Sydney L.

Junior
Major: Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation
Minor: Comedy
City: Palo Alto, CA
Fun Fact: I listen to stand-up comedy every night as I fall asleep.
Soham S.

Sophomore
Major: Economics; Political Science
Hometown: Virginia Water, UK
Fun Fact: I grew up in the UK but don't have a British accent!
Shania W.

Sophomore
Major: Economics; Human Biology
Minor: Health Care Studies
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Fun Fact: My favorite pizza topping combination is jalapenos and pineapples!
Serena Y.

Junior
Major: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Hometown: Agoura Hills, CA
Fun Fact: I absolutely love to paint and embroider in my free time! Art is one of my biggest hobbies.
Valeria O.

Senior
Major: International Relations
Minor: Latin American Studies; Cultural Diplomacy
Hometown: Surprise, AZ
Fun Fact: Last year, I won front-row tickets from USC's radio station, KSXC, to go see JBalvin at the Staples Center (which just so happened to be my first concert ever)!
Valerie G.

Senior
Major: Accounting
Hometown: Granada Hills
Fun Fact: I was an extra on the James Corden UK vs. USA Dodgeball segment along with a couple of other student ambassadors! (I even made eye contact with THE Harry Styles!)
Victoria F.

Senior
Major: English Literature
Minor: Spanish
Hometown: Sammamish, WA
Fun Fact: I have a twin brother!
Ana M.

Junior
Major: Economics
Minor: Applied Computer Security; Psychology Law
City: Paso Robles, CA
Fun Fact: People think I go to the neighboring USC Hybrid High instead of USC because I am a very small person.
Rehanna F.

Sophmore
Major: Health and Human Sciences
City: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: One time I got bit by 2 mosquitos on both of my eyelids while backpacking in Yosemite and had to hike 8 miles with my eyes swollen shut.