Meet Us: Student Ambassadors

Adenike M.

Senior
Major: Real Estate Development
Minor: Disruptive Innovation
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Fun Fact: I once debated Ben Shapiro!
Aayush J.

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

Senior
Major: Linguistics; Spanish
Hometown: Bartlett, IL
Fun Fact: I love learning languages! I'm currently trying to learn French, Korean, and a bit of Russian.
Adrika Y.

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

Senior
Major: Psychology; Spanish
Minor: Education and Society
Hometown: Porterville, CA
Fun Fact: I went to Disneyland my freshman year of college, and when I was getting off of Space Mountain, I didn’t realize that Tom Brady was taking my seat.
Alyzeh H.

Senior
Major: Cognitive Science
Minor: Statistics; Consumer Behavior
Hometown: Houston, TX
Fun Fact: Kelly Clarkson said hi to me when I went to a taping of The Voice
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.

Senior
Major: Health and Human Sciences; Healthcare Decision Analysis (M.S.)
Minor: Cinema-Television for the Health Professions
Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama
Fun Fact: The first time I toured USC, The Goldbergs was being filmed in front of Bovard Auditorium!
Audrey B.

Senior
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Music Industry
Hometown: Orange, CA
Hometown: I want to open my own bakery one day!
Ani S.

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

Sophomore
Major: Contemporary Latino & Latin American Studies; Political Science
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Fun Fact: I have 18 houseplants - and counting!
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!
Chloe M.

Junior
Major: Political Science; Communication
Hometown: Bucks County, PA
Fun Fact: I was Starbucks customer of the week!
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!
Diego D.

Junior
Major: Visual and Performing Arts Studies; Curatorial Practices and the Public Sphere (M.A.)
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; French
Minor: Consumer Behavior
Hometown: Boston, MA
Fun Fact: I am a certified Zumba instructor!
Emily W.

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

Junior
Major: Civil Engineering
Minor: Urban Sustainable Planning
Hometown: Bogota, Colombia
Fun Fact: I still have 2 baby teeth.
Gabriela T.

Senior
Major: Cinema and Media Studies; Law, History, and Culture
Minor: Screenwriting
Hometown: Bernardsville, NJ
Fun Fact: I collect mugs!
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.

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.
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.

Senior
Major: Intelligence and Cyber Operations
Hometown: Palatine, IL
Fun Fact: I got to be an extra in a TV show filming in Doheny my freshman year!
Joshua G.

Junior
Major: English; Applied Math
Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
Fun Fact: I've flown out of a WW2 jet.
Yaz B.

Senior
Major: Journalism
Hometown: Liverpool, England
Kevin G.

Senior
Major: Neuroscience
Minor: Dance
Hometown: Spanish Fork, UT
Fun Fact: I have a 6 month old puppy named Finn.
Kali L.

Senior
Major: Civil Engineering with Environmental Emphasis
City: Bellevue, WA
Fun Fact: I am planning on running the 2022 LA marathon!
Loleï B.

Master's
Major: Public Diplomacy (MPD)
Hometown: Monterey, CA
Fun Fact: I have four middle names!
Maximillian G.

Senior
Major: Communication
Minor: Urban Planning; Political Science; Comedy
Hometown: Denver, CO
Fun Fact: I have not used a plastic bag since second grade.
Mia S.

Junior
Major: International Relations; Public Diplomacy (M.P.D.)
Minor: Law and Public Policy
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Fun Fact: My first and only IMDB entry is for the movie "Harry & Meghan: Your Royal Invitation." Meghan Markle was an alumnus of my high school, and when I was student body president, I was interviewed about her life!
Min Ju K.

Senior
Major: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
City: Valencia, CA
Fun Fact: My favorite vegetable is a sweet potato.
Nayeli C.

Senior
Major: Public Policy (Philanthropy, Nonprofits and Social Innovation Track)
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Fun Fact: I've dyed my hair over 30 times starting from age 8.
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.

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

Senior
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.
Pj H.

Junior
Major: Psychology; Economics
Minor: Environmental Studies
Hometown: Winter Park, FL
Fun Fact: I can bake the best banana bread in the Admission Center!
Priya K.

Senior
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.

Junior
Major: Urban Studies & Planning
Minor: Environmental Studies
Hometown: Houston, TX
Fun Fact: I am originally from Monterrey, Mexico but I grew up in Houston!
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: Bay Area, CA
Fun Fact: I met James from Big Time Rush.
Robert B.

Master's
Major: Health Administration (MPH)
Minor:
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.
Shreya D.

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

Sophomore
Minor: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Minor: Natural Sciences
Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
Fun Fact: I play the banjo.
Sydney L.

Junior
Major: Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation
Minor: Comedy
City: Palo Alto, CA
Fun Fact: I'm launching a music technology start-up with my USC classmates!
Soham S.

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.

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!
Serena Y.

Senior
Major: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Hometown: Agoura Hills, CA
Fun Fact: I absolutely love to bake! My favorite things to make are macaroons, banana bread, and carrot cake :-)
Ana M.

Junior
Major: Economics
Minor: Applied Computer Security; Business Finance
City: Paso Robles, CA
Fun Fact: My mentor is a celebrity's older sister.
Rehanna F.

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.
Adam A.

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.
Akos M.

Senior
Major: Neuroscience
City: Baltimore, MD
Fun Fact: I went to school in a castle for 7 years!
Anthony M.

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!
Avery L.

Sophomore
Major: Health and Human Sciences
City: Vernon Hills, IL
Fun Fact: I have 2 dogs, a cockapoo and a goldendoodle!
Brandon A.

Sophomore
Major: English; Cinema Studies
City: Valencia, CA
I'm a small percentage away from being legally blind :0
Chichi O.

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!
Dara Udobong

Junior
Major: Economics; Cognitive Science
City: Lagos, Nigeria
Fun Fact: I live on the West Coast of all the continents and states I live in!
Dominic B.

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.
Ethan C.

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

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.

Sophomore
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Innovation: The Digital Entrepreneur
City: South Gate, CA
Isabel G.

Junior
Major: Communication
Minor: Consumer Behavior
City: Union City, CA
Fun Fact: On school breaks I run a small business where I make charcuterie boards!
Jada S.

Junior
Major: Accounting
City: Morristown, NJ
Fun Fact: I am a second degree black belt in Taekwondo.
Jason C.

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!
Jozeline A.

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.

Junior
Major: Journalism
Minor: Legal Studies
City: Honolulu, HI
Fun Fact: I have the world's most common birthday!
Mason S.

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.

Sophomore
Major: Gender & Sexuality Studies
Minor: Occupational Science; Environmental Studies
City: Westfield, NJ
Fun Fact: According to a Buzzfeed quiz, I have elite tastebuds.
Nandhana N.

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.
Naomi G.

Junior
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Cinematic Arts
City: Cupertino, CA
Fun Fact: I can speak four languages!
Nicole S.

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!
Princess L.

Sophomore
Major: Musical Theatre BFA
City: Maywood, IL
Fun Fact: I used to be a top 3 gymnast in Tumbling and Trampoline.
Rohan S.

Senior
Major: Film and TV Production; English (Creative Writing)
City: Fremont, CA
Fun Fact: I've eaten at the same restaurant Beyoncé and Jay Z have eaten at, so I'm basically famous.
Will Y.

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.
Xavier V.

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