Admission Center Staff

Executive Director, Student Development & Visitor Relations
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Meet our Student Ambassadors

Curious to learn more about the USC experience? Our Student Ambassadors get it—they were once where you are now. They’re happy to answer all your questions in a one-on-one format.

Addie B.


Major: History
Minors: Management Consulting; Philosophy
Hometown: Denver, CO
Fun Fact: If I could have a superpower it would be to shapeshift.

Akshay M.

Majors: Business Administration, Business of Cinematic Arts
Minors: Designing Multimedia Experiences, Disruptive Innovation (IYA)
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts & New Delhi, India
Fun Fact: I hiked in the Himalayan foothills.

Amy R.


Major: Film and Television Production
Minor: Mathematical Data Analytics
Hometown: Hastings, Minnesota
Fun Fact: I have swum with sharks before!

Andrew T.


Major: Communication
Minors: Media, Economics, and Entrepreneurship; Entertainment Industry
Hometown: Hercules, CA
Fun Fact:California Girls” by Katy Perry is my guilty pleasure song.

Andrew S.

Major: Applied Math
Hometown: San Jose, California
Fun Fact: I once fell of a roof, a ladder, and a car all in the same day.

Angel J.

Major: Sociology
Minors: Dance, Marketing
Hometown: El Monte, California
Fun Fact: I had eight teeth extracted at USC’s School of Dentistry-seven of which were in one sitting!

Angela M.


Major: Urban Studies and Planning
Hometown: Champaign, Illinois and Los Baños, Philippines
Fun Fact: I can recite the entire Cars movie from memory alone!

Ashley K.


Major: Chemistry (Research emphasis)
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Grad
Hometown: Simi Valley, California
Fun Fact: I’m addicted to watching rom-coms.

Ashley S.


Major: Chemistry
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Fun Fact: I slept through a fire alarm once!

Avery F.


Major: Environmental Studies
Minor: Economics
Hometown: Fair Haven, NJ
Fun Fact: I’ve never been on a college tour.

Avery L.


Major: Environmental Science and Health
Minor: Spanish
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Health
Hometown: Vernon Hills, IL
Fun Fact: I can do a handstand for a really long time!

Bailey R.


Major: Economics
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Fun Fact: I share a birthday with my dad!

Brandon A.


Major: English; Cinema Studies
Hometown: Valencia, CA
Fun Fact: I’m a small percentage away from being legally blind :0

Bryn T.


Major: Design
Minor: Web Development
Hometown: Morgantown, West Virginia
Fun Fact: I can read and write Morse code!

Catie M.


Major: Psychology
Minors: Natural Science, Pre-Med
Hometown: Boise, Idaho
Fun Fact: I have lived in three different countries!

Cameron B.


Majors: 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.


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!

Carter K.


Major: Computational Linguistics
Minor: Business, Designing for Digital Experiences
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, California
Fun Fact: I’m planning to go into design but am colorblind.

Chichi O.

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

Colin S.


Majors: Economics, Environmental Studies
Hometown: Sunnyvale, California
Fun Fact: I have over 30 stuffed-animal pigs!

Dana H.


Major: Journalism
Minor: Sports Media Studies
Hometown: Half Moon Bay, California
Fun Fact: I lived in Rome, Italy, for four months and ate pasta every single day!

Danny C.


Majors: Political Science, Art History
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Haddonfield, New Jersey
Fun Fact: I’m a coffee connoisseur. Trying new coffee shops is one of my favorite things to do!

Danny M.


Major: Astronautical Engineering
Minor: Astronomy
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Scottsdale, Arizona
Fun Fact: I have played piano for over 15 years.

Darcy C.


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)!

Devansh B.


Major: Computational Neuroscience
Hometown: San Jose, California
Fun Fact: I can name every Taylor Swift song.

Dominic B.


Major: Environmental Studies
Minor: GIS and Sustainability Science; Urban and Sustainable Planning
Hometown: 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.


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.

Eric M.

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.


Major: Civil Engineering
Minor: Construction
Hometown: Utulei, American Samoa
Fun Fact: My middle name has 10 letters with 5 vowels and 5 consonants.

Gerardo R.


Major: Business Administration
Minor: Innovation: The Digital Entrepreneur
Hometown: South Gate, CA

Gillian R.


Majors: Communication, East Asian Studies
Hometown: Shanghai, China
Fun Fact: I have acted in a movie.

Giulia O.


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.

Grace B.


Major: Business Administration
Hometown: Weston, Florida
Fun Fact: I’ve never watched a Harry Potter movie.

Hannah C.


Major: International Relations (Global Business)
Minor: Data Science
Hometown: San Jose, California
Fun Fact: Before this year, I did not eat peanut butter for seven years.

Ilona M.


Major: Business Administration
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Fun Fact: I have a horrible fear of frogs.

Iliyan H.


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.

India Y.


Major: Music Industry
Hometown: New York City, New York
Fun Fact: I’m an Australian citizen!

Indira E.


Major: Communication
Minors: Media and Social Change, Documentary
Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana
Fun Fact: I was recruited twice by the CIA but declined the position.

Jack W.

Major: Journalism
Minor: French
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Fun Fact: I can solve a Rubik’s Cube in under 10 seconds!

Jacob R.


Major: Urban Studies and Planning
Minor: Real Estate Development
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Fun Fact: I’ve been growing my hair out for more than four years!

Jami H.


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.


Major: Public Relations
Minors: Entertainment Industry; Marketing
Hometown: Aliso Viejo, CA
Fun Fact: I learned how to fly an airplane before learning how to drive a car.

Jazmyne A.


Majors: Public Relations, Theatre
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Fun Fact: I climbed Mt. Fuji!

Joshua C.

Major: Business Administration
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Fun Fact: I have dressed up for Halloween only once, during preschool.

Joy J.


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!

Joyce G.

Major: Public Relations
Hometown: La Habra Heights, California
Fun Fact: Andrew Yang said hi to me while I was giving a tour.

Juan C.


Major: American Studies and Ethnicity, Public Relations
Minors: Law and Migration Studies
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Corona, California
Fun Fact: I do not know how to swim and probably never will!

Julia W.


Major: Philosophy, Politics and Law (B.A.)
Minors: Business
Pre-Professional Emphasis:Pre-Law
Hometown: Newtown, Pennsylvania
Fun Fact: I love playing volleyball!

Kash O.F


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.

Kayla K.


Major: Business Administration (Marketing emphasis)
Minor: Cinematic Arts; Culture, Media and Entertainment
Hometown: San Jose, California
Fun Fact: I’m legally ordained.

Khushi P.

Major: Aerospace Engineering
Minor: Technology Commercialization
Hometown: Cerritos, California
Fun Fact: I wanted to be a train conductor as a kid so I could pull the chain!

Kiley G.


Major: Theatre (Acting emphasis)
Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona
Fun Fact: My friends and I were published on the front page of The Wall Street Journal for an April Fool’s prank we did!

Kim V.


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.


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.


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.

Lauren K.


Major: Cinema and Media Studies
Minor: Screenwriting
Hometown: Princeton Junction, New Jersey
Fun Fact: I sat two rows away from Michelle Yeoh at a movie premiere once!

Lexie H.


Major: Theatre BA (Acting Emphasis)
Minor: Entertainment Industry
Hometown: San Diego, California
Fun Fact: I know basically all of Taylor Swift’s discography.

Lillian M


Major: Theatre
Minor: Screenwriting
Hometown: San Diego, California
Fun Fact: I can make 90-second toaster waffles in 89 seconds!

Maren A.


Major: Popular Music Performance
Minor: Music Industry
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Fun Fact: My voice is in a Samsung commercial!

Martin A.


Majors: Theatre; Business Administration
Minor: Entertainment Industry
Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia
Fun Fact: I performed at the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show!

Mason S.


Major: Occupational Therapy (BA to OTD program)
Hometown: Sandy Hook, CT
Fun Fact: I was almost on the Ellen Show for an invention I made as a kid!

Matt C.

Major: Gender & Sexuality Studies
Minors: Occupational Science; Environmental Studies
Hometown: Westfield, NJ
Fun Fact: According to a Buzzfeed quiz, I have elite tastebuds.

Maya R.


Major: Theatre BA (Acting Emphasis)
Minors: Musical Theatre, Dance
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Fun Fact: I LOVE fantasy novels!

Michael P.

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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.


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.


Majors: Theatre; Political Science
Hometown: Denver, CO
Fun Fact: I went to a performing arts high school!

Namratha K.


Majors: Music Composition, Economics
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Lafayette, California
Fun Fact: I have a motorcycle license!

Nandhana N.


Major: Business of Cinematic Arts
Hometown: Portland, OR
Fun Fact: I have finished an entire Costco sized box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch in two days. Too often.

Natasha T.


Majors: History; Economics (Data Science)
Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA
Fun Fact: I am a Jeopardy enthusiast.

Payton M.

Major: Journalism
Minor: Social Entrepreneurship
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Fun Fact: I used to compete in pageants! And no, it’s not like Toddlers and Tiaras.

Roy G.


Major: Public Relations
Minors: Theatre, Songwriting
Hometown: Skokie, Illinois
Fun Fact: Taylor Swift liked my TikTok of me freaking out at the Eras Tour in Las Vegas.

Santi B.


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.

Sherissa W.


Major: Political Science
Minors: Psychology and Law
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Shanghai, China
Fun Fact: I have read the Harry Potter series 23 times.

Sky B.

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Major: Neuroscience
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Health
Hometown: Mount Vernon, NY
Fun Fact: I am pretty good at riding a RipStik.

Sreenidhi B.

Major: Journalism
Minor: Screenwriting
Hometown: Bangalore, India
Fun Fact: Before becoming a campus tour guide here at USC, I was a museum tour guide in high school!

Sydney W.


Major: Cognitive Science
Hometown: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Fun Fact: Peanut butter is my favorite food… I’ve decided that having a peanut allergy is a mindset.


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


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.

Tucker E.


Major: Chemical Engineering
Hometown: Montgomery, New Jersey
Fun Fact: I met Snooki at a boardwalk in New Jersey!

Tyler L.


Major: Arts, Technology and the Business of Innovation
Minor: Cinematic Arts
Hometown: Santa Clara, California
Fun Fact: I can do a thumbs-up with my left foot but not my right.

Vanessa A.


Major: Global Health
Minor: Theatre
Hometown: Culver City, California
Fun Fact: I can do The Worm.

Vincent T.


Majors: History; Neuroscience
Minor: Health Care Studies
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Med
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Fun Fact: I have 17 pets at home!

Willa D.s


Majors: International Relations; Economics
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-Law
Hometown: Golden, CO
Fun Fact: I lived in Australia for a year!

Xavier V.

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

Yara A.


Major: Neuroscience
Minor: Psychology
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-med
Hometown: Tarzana, California
Fun Fact: One of my life goals is to publish a novel!

Yohanna B.


Major: Communication
Minor: Entertainment Industry
Pre-Professional Emphasis: Pre-med
Hometown: Pemberton, New Jersey
Fun Fact: I can do a really good Jennifer Coolidge impression.