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Meet the Campus Ambassadors

Campus Ambassadors lead tours and guide the Berkeley experience for our 175,000 annual campus guests. As representatives and advocates for the university, Ambassadors personify the excellence and diversity of the campus community while telling their Berkeley stories.

Interested in becoming an Ambassador? Find out more information here.

Ambassador Leadership Team

Alex

Alex

Class of 2019
Hometown: Torrance, CA
Majors: Integrative Biology, Psychology
Campus Involvement: University of California Marching Band, Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, Fashion & Student Trends, Doudna Lab
Fun Fact: I worked as a film extra when I was 4, and still have a 20 dollar bill signed by Jim Carrey from when I was in the background of one of his movies.

Caroline

Caroline

Class of 2019
Hometown: Burlingame, CA
Major: Rhetoric
Minors: Human Rights, Creative Writing
Campus Involvement: The Daily Californian (Arts & Entertainment Department), Rhetoric Honors Thesis Program
Fun Fact: My favorite movie is the ’80s classic “Heathers” and I’ve written 5 academic papers and 2 articles for The Daily Californian on it as a Cal student.

Celine

Celine

Class of 2021
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Majors: Sociology, Cognitive Science
Minor: Data Science
Campus Involvement: Cal Alumni Student Association, Blue & Gold Yearbook (Design), The Berkeley Project
Fun Fact: I learned tap dance for 14 years.

Dana

Dana

Class of 2019
Hometown: Templeton, CA
Major: Political Science
Minors: Public Policy, Political Economy
Campus Involvement: Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, ASUC External Affairs Office, UC Berkeley Teach in Prison, Resident Assistant
Fun Fact: I shook Congressman Joe Kennedy’s hand in the Washington D.C. and he told me he liked my hair!

Dean

Dean

Class of 2020
Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA
Majors: Economics, Psychology
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Golden Bear Orientation, Behavioral Research Lab at Haas, Sage Mentorship Program
Fun Fact: In high school, I learned the dance to Beyoncé’s “Formation” (but it was not very pretty).

Dylan

Dylan

Class of 2019
Hometown: Danville, CA
Major: Nutritional Sciences-Dietetics
Campus Involvement: CNR PALs, Berkeley Cru, Berkeley Medical Reserve Corp, Student Nutrition & Advocacy Club
Fun Fact: I modeled for Red Lobster when I was younger.

Luke

Luke

Class of 2020
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Majors: Geography, Society & Environment
Minor: Food Systems
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal Student Philanthropy, Research on Urban/Rural divide
Fun Fact: I collect pieces of sheet metal from NASCAR race cars.

Maddie

Maddie

Class of 2019
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Major: Biological Anthropology
Minors: Conservation Resource Studies, Spanish
Campus Involvement: CHAOS, Volunteer Health Interpreters, Primatology Research Assistant, Delta Gamma Sorority
Fun Fact: I studied monkeys in Peru this past summer!

Rachel M

Rachel M

Class of 2019
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
Minors: Public Policy, The Developing Child
Campus Involvement: Developmental Psychology & Clinical Psychology Research Assistant, Alpha Phi Sorority, Hillel, Greek Jewish Council, History of California Politics DeCal
Fun Fact: Including baby teeth, I’ve had 17 teeth pulled!

Sarah

Sarah

Class of 2020
Hometown: Lafayette, CA
Major: Architecture
Minor: Spanish Language & Literature
Campus Involvement: West Oakland Youth Center Architecture Classes Teaching Assistant, CED Admissions Ambassador Internship, Bear Talk Blog, Blogger for Times Higher Education
Fun Fact: I met Stephen Curry outside of Chipotle in high school while I was wearing his jersey and he said: “Nice jersey!”

Ambassador Staff

Alexa

Alexa

Class of 2020
Hometown: Claremont, CA
Majors: Psychology, Interdisciplinary Studies
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Berkeley Social Interaction Laboratory, Cal Rotaract, General Biology Undergraduate Instructor
Fun Fact: I am a pyrotechnic! It all started when I was a UC Cannoneer at Cal.

Amber

Amber

Class of 2020
Hometown: Venice, CA
Major: Public Health
Minors: Public Policy, Conservation & Resource Studies
Campus Involvement: Research Center, Peer Health Exchange, Public Health 101 Teacher Scholar, Fung Fellowship
Fun Fact: I’m a huge baseball fan, so I work for the SF Giants at AT&T Park for fun! You will either find me hanging out in the dugout, having fun on the Jumbotron, or giving away awesome prizes to the incredible fans.

Annie

Annie

Class of 2020
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
Major: Legal Studies
Campus Involvement: Human Rights DeCal, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Intramural Soccer/Volleyball, Cal in the Capital
Fun Fact: I have 8 dogs at home!

Ashley

Ashley

Class of 2021
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Major: Chemical Engineering
Campus Involvement: Rally Committee, Electrocatalysis Lab
Fun Fact: I ran the Los Angeles Marathon in 2017.

Briana

Briana

Class of 2020
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Majors: Economics, Math
Campus Involvement: Research Assistant, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, ReUse, Dance, Business Clubs
Fun Fact: I love learning different types of dance!

Christy

Christy

Class of 2021
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Major: Political Economy
Minor: Linguistics
Campus Involvement: Women’s Club Ultimate Frisbee, Study Abroad (London)
Fun Fact: My friends call me a grandma because I love to knit mittens and own a small butter churner.

Colin

Colin

Class of 2019
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major: Legal Studies
Campus Involvement: University of California Marching Band, Student Musical Activities
Fun Fact: I performed in the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show with Beyonce, Bruno Mars, and Coldplay.

Conrad

Conrad

Class of 2020
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major: Chemistry
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Off-campus Choir, Chemistry Research, Cal History, Spirit, and Traditions DeCal.
Fun Fact: My full name is composed of three last names: my grandma’s maiden name, my mom’s maiden name, and my dad’s last name.

Danielle

Danielle

Class of 2021
Hometown: Windsor, CA
Majors: Sociology, Theater & Performance Studies
Campus Involvement: Bay Area Actor, Department of Theater, Dance and Performance Studies, Barestage Productions
Fun Fact: I didn’t intend to apply to Berkeley, and I didn’t know anything about it. My mom made me apply on the last day of the application window!

Douglas

Douglas

Class of 2021
Hometown: Altadena, CA
Major: Political Science
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal Logging Sports, Cal Student Philanthropy
Fun Fact: I hand shot fireworks for a Fourth of July fireworks show.

Elinor

Elinor

Class of 2018
Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
Major: Psychology
Campus Involvement: Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, Berkeley Dance Community, Berkeley Engineers and Mentors, Psychology Research
Fun Fact: I can’t pronounce “tastes” correctly.

Ella

Ella

Class of 2019
Hometown: San Pedro, CA
Major: Psychology
Campus Involvement: Xu Lab, PsychologiCal Committee, Personal Development in Psychology deCal
Fun Fact: During my first semester at Berkeley, I studied in every one of our 24 libraries at least once.

Elsa

Elsa

Class of 2020
Hometown: Altadena, CA
Majors: Political Science, Spanish
Campus Involvement: Project SMILE, URAP in Public Health, Education Research, Delta Delta Delta Sorority, French tutor, Education seminar, UC Berkeley Study Abroad
Fun Fact: I ran with (baby) bulls in Spain!

Emily B

Emily B

Class of 2019
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Majors: History, Peace & Conflict Studies
Campus Involvement: Oral History Research Assistant, Spoon University, Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, IM soccer, Yali’s barista
Fun Fact: I grew up on an island that has a smaller population that Cal’s undergrad population!

Emily D

Emily D

Class of 2019
Hometown: Plainville, CT
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
Minor: Public Policy
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal Student Philanthropy, Senior Class Council
Fun Fact: My freshman year, I went to the Super Bowl rehearsals and got to see Beyonce perform with only 12 other people in the crowd. It was awesome.

Emily T

Emily T

Class of 2020
Hometown: Albany, NY
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology,
Minor: Asian American & Diaspora Studies
Campus Involvement: Blood Pressure Project, California Health Professional Student Alliance, Alta Bates Hospital Volunteer, Ubiquitination Lab
Fun Fact: I was a competitive figure skater for 11 years!

Eric

Eric

Class of 2021
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Majors: Political Science, Society & Environment
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal Student Philanthropy
Fun Fact: I am a huge Disney Parks Fan!

Evelyn

Evelyn

Class of 2021
Hometown: Belmont, CA
Major: Legal Studies, Psychology
Campus Involvement: Berkeley Ballet Company, Danceworx, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, International House, Le Cercle Français
Fun Fact: I used to work at a cafe in high school so I know how to make pretty much every coffee drink ever and do latte art, but in reality drinking coffee makes me extremely jittery and anxious so I don’t drink it often!

Grace O

Grace O

Class of 2019
Hometown: Newbury Park, CA
Majors: Business Administration, Cognitive Science
Campus Involvement: Cal Climbing, The Berkeley Forum, Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority
Fun Fact: I have Mythbusters co-host Jamie Hyneman’s cell number after hosting an event with him in my freshman year.

Grace Z

Grace Z

Class of 2019
Hometown: Simi Valley, CA
Major: Environmental Economics & Policy
Minors: English, Accounting Certification
Campus Involvement: Capital Investments at Berkeley, Berkeley Charter for Professional Accounting, UC Education Abroad (Florence, Italy)
Fun Fact: I’m pretty scared of heights but have forced myself to go skydiving and hang-gliding!

Jack

Jack

Class of 2019
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Major: Political Science
Minor: Public Policy
Campus Involvement: Delta Upsilon Fraternity, 90.7 FM KALX Student Radio (Sports Department), IM Basketball
Fun Fact: I have studied in all 24 campus libraries.

Jackie

Jackie

Class of 2021
Hometown: Newport Beach, CA
Major: Molecular Environmental Biology
Campus Involvement: Global Medical Training, Greek Life
Fun Fact: I was named after Jackie 0. (my middle name is Olivia).

Jaime

Jaime

Class of 2021
Hometown: Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico
Majors: History, Political Economy
Campus Involvement: Cal Band, Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, Cal Alumni Association
Fun Fact: I made a PDF with all of the In N’ Out secret menu on it.

Jen

Jen

Class of 2020
Hometown: Menlo Park, CA
Major: Psychology
Major: Political Economy
Campus Involvement: Sage Mentorship Program, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority
Fun Fact: I’ve been to every Big Game since I was a baby!

Joey

Joey

Class of 2020
Hometown: Clayton, CA
Majors: Economics, Statistics
Campus Involvement: University of California Marching Band, The Daily Californian, Undergraduate Marketing Association
Fun Fact: I own too much Cal gear.

Kate H

Kate H

Class of 2020
Hometown: Arcata, CA
Major: Political Science
Campus Involvement: Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Fraternity, IM Basketball, Undergrad Political Science Association
Fun Fact: I’ve gone to the same school as my best friend from preschool through college, so for 16 years.

Kate M

Kate M

Class of 2021
Hometown: Davis, CA
Majors: Molecular & Cell Biology, Data Science
Campus Involvement: ” Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Rally Committee, Berkeley EvoLab, Essig Museum of Entomology, Official Title, Cal Hiking and Outdoors Society, 3DMC
Fun Fact: I toured Austria and Italy with my high school baroque ensemble!

KC

KC

Class of 2021
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Major: Chemistry
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal Running Club
Fun Fact: I have a twin sister who goes to UCLA! The sibling rivalry is alive and well.

Keaton

Keaton

Class of 2021
Hometown: Wilsonville, OR
Majors: Public Health, Rhetoric
Campus Involvement: Phi Chi Pre-Health Fraternity, Chi Phi Fraternity, Cal Alcohol Taskforce
Fun Fact: I still take the crust off of my PB&J sandwiches.

Kelly C

Kelly C

Class of 2021
Hometown: Hawthorne, CA
Majors: Legal Studies, Political Science
Minor: Philosophy
Campus Involvement: PATH to Care, Greeks Against Sexual Assault, Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, Underground Scholars Initiative, IM Volleyball, Political Science Research Assistant
Fun Fact: I once did an escape room with my comedy idol, Jon Heder (AKA Napoleon Dynamite).

Kelly D

Kelly D

Class of 2020
Hometown: Petaluma, CA
Majors: Molecular Environmental Biology, Spanish
Campus Involvement: Octopus & Mantis Shrimp Behavior Lab, University of California Marching Band, IM Soccer, Earth Week Planning Committee, ReUse
Fun Fact: I’ve had appendicitis twice!

Kevin

Kevin

Class of 2021
Hometown: Granite Bay, CA
Majors: Computer Science, Data Science
Campus Involvement: Cal Men’s Club Volleyball, Computer Science Mentors, ANova, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Fun Fact: I used to be pre-med, but at Berkeley I discovered my true passion for computer science.

Kimbo

Kimbo

Class of 2019
Hometown: Union City, CA
Major: Social Welfare
Campus Involvement: Cal TV, Pilipino Americans in Health Careers, Senior Class Council, Delta Sigma Women’s Sorority
Fun Fact: I was named after the pink power ranger.

Leeza

Leeza

Class of 2019
Hometown: Oceanside, CA
Major: Economics
Minor: Music
Campus Involvement: Drake DeCal, UC Rally Committee
Fun Fact: We have llamas that visit campus and I got to walk a llama around the Memorial Glade for two hours! He even rolled over!

Lianne

Lianne

Class of 2020
Hometown: Mountain View, CA
Major: Psychology
Campus Involvement: Undergraduate Marketing Association, The Daily Californian, Social Psychology Research Assistant, Ballet DeCal
Fun Fact: I’m a licensed scuba diver!

Liz

Liz

Class of 2019
Hometown: Placentia, CA
Major: English
Campus Involvement: Berkeley Hope Scholars Outreach Intern, Transfer Center, Starting Point Mentorship
Fun Fact: I’ve never seen Star Wars… or Harry Potter.

Loren

Loren

Class of 2021
Hometown: Pleasanton, CA
Majors: Data Science, Political Economy
Campus Involvement: BridgeUSA, Chi Omega Sorority
Fun Fact: I am a dual citizen of the UK & US!

Lynne

Lynne

Class of 2020
Hometown: North Lake Tahoe, CA
Majors: Cognitive Science, Media Studies
Campus Involvement: Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, Cognitive Science Student Association, Cal Ski & Snowboard Team
Fun Fact: I was an internationally ranked skier in high school.

Marta

Marta

Class of 2019
Hometown: Menlo Park, CA
Majors: Political Science, Classical Civilizations
Campus Involvement: Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, ASUC, Berkeley Undergraduate Journal of Classics, The Classical Forums, Political Science Research
Fun Fact: I was a state champion in Latin and Greco-Roman culture in middle school.

Megan

Megan

Class of 2020
Hometown: Signal Hill, CA
Major: Cognitive Science
Campus Involvement: FIRST Robotics Competiton Team
Fun Fact: I didn’t think I could roll my tongue, but then when I was 16 I realized I could.

Mimi

Mimi

Class of 2019
Hometown: Sebastopol, CA
Major: Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Campus Involvement: Berkeley Hyperloop, Sutardja Dai Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Data Lab, Theta Tau Co-Ed Engineering Fraternity
Fun Fact: My middle name is Noxolo which means ‘peace’ in Xhosa. The “x” is pronounced as a click.

Natasha

Natasha

Class of 2021
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Major: Global Studies
Minor: Chinese
Campus Involvement: Chinmaya Yuvekendra West, Resident Assistant, Project Pengyou
Fun Fact: I always say “sorry” in a British accent at the dining halls.

Navya

Navya

Class of 2021
Hometown: Foxboro, MA
Major: Public Health
Minor: Music
Campus Involvement: Asha for Education, American Medical Students Association, National Residence Hall Honorary, Health Advocate of Alameda Health Systems
Fun Fact: I know how to play 4 instruments and have an entire bucket list of more I want to learn!

Oscar

Oscar

Class of 2019
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Majors: French, Russian, History
Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant, OASIS Initiative
Fun Fact: I speak 4 languages.

Peter

Peter

Class of 2020
Hometown: Anaheim, CA
Major: Chemical Biology
Campus Involvement: Lightweight Crew, Cholera and Phage Genetics Research, IM eSports (League of Legends)
Fun Fact: I went through 3 years of French Culinary school.

Rachel L

Rachel L

Class of 2020
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Majors: Cognitive Science, Legal Studies
Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant, Hiring Coordinator, National Residence Hall Honorary, Regional Business Conference
Fun Fact: I have a YouTube channel where I post fun videos and a podcast where I talk about the TV Show Survivor!

Raul

Raul

Class of 2021
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Major: Undeclared
Campus Involvement: Klesis Fellowship, To An Unknown God (T.A.U.G.), Coaching Corps, IM Soccer, TAUG DeCal
Fun Fact: I went fishing up at Dinkey Creek once and fell off a rock to catch 8 trout.

Ryan

Ryan

Class of 2019
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Campus Involvement: University of California Marching Band, Cal Triathlon, Berkeley Emergent Space Tensegrity Lab, Theoretical and Applied Fluid Dynamics Lab, Human Powered Vehicle Engineering Team
Fun Fact: I built a marimba (piano-sized wooden xylophone) from scratch.

Sam

Sam K

Class of 2019
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Creative Writing
Campus Involvement: Hybrid Robotics Laboratory, Laser Thermal Laboratory, UC Rally Committee; Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honors Society
Fun Fact: I am a professionally contracted hand model.

Samy

Samy

Class of 2018
Hometown: Dubai, UAE
Majors: Computer Science, Integrative Biology
Campus Involvement: Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, Codeology, International Students Association at Berkeley
Fun Fact: I’ve lived in 5 different countries!

Vilyna

Vilyna

Class of 2021
Hometown: Zhanjiang, China
Majors: Chemistry, Applied Math
Campus Involvement: Student Learning Center, Summer Bridge
Fun Fact: I like eating croissants with milk.

Xinge

Xinge

Class of 2020
Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
Campus Involvement: Kappa Gamma Delta Pre-Health Sorority, Health Advocates
Fun Fact: I have a birthmark in my left eye.