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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.

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Ambassador Leadership Team

Alexa

Alexa

Class of 2020
Hometown: Claremont, CA
Majors: Psychology, Interdisciplinary Studies
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Kaiser Permanente Analytic Intern, Cal Rotaract, Undergraduate Researcher in the School of Public Health with Dr. Ann Keller, Senior Class Council
Fun Fact: I am a pyrotechnic! It all started when I was a UC Cannoneer at Cal.

Albert

Albert

Class of 2023
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Majors: Computer Science, Cognitive Science
Fun Fact: I was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in my high school Film Club! I didn’t win.

Briana

Briana

Class of 2021
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Majors: Economics, Math
Campus Involvement: 150 years of Women at Cal Celebration (150W) Executive Committee, Research Assistant, Greek Life, ReUse, Dance, Business Clubs, Prytanean Women’s Honor Society
Fun Fact: My initials BK are the same as the element named after us, Berkelium (Bk).

Celine

Celine

Class of 2021
Hometown: Fremont, CA
Majors: Sociology, Cognitive Science
Minor: Data Science
Campus Involvement: Discovery Research Data Science Intern, Data Science Tutor, Cal Alumni Student Association, The Berkeley Project Community Service
Fun Fact: I learned tap dance for 14 years.

Dean

Dean

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

Evelyn

Evelyn

Class of 2021
Hometown: Belmont, CA
Majors: Legal Studies, Psychology
Campus Involvement: Resident Assistant at International House, Artistic Director for Ballet Company at Berkeley, French 1/2 Tutor
Fun Fact: I have visited over 13 countries! My favorite spots I’ve been to have been the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador and Ngorogoro Crater in Tanzania.

Jonathan

Jonathan

Class of 2022
Hometown: Daly City, CA
Major: Public Health
Campus Involvement: Fall Program for Freshmen Ambassador, American Red Cross Club
Fun Fact: I rescued a pit bull several years ago. Her name is Coffee and she is three colors: dark brown, light brown, and white!

Luke

Luke

Class of 2020
Hometown: Baltimore, MD
Majors: Geography, Society & Environment
Campus Involvement: Cal Student Philanthropy, Bay Area JusticeCorps
Fun Fact: I have travelled to 44 of the 50 U.S. states!

Megan

Megan

Class of 2020
Hometown: Signal Hill, CA
Major: Cognitive Science
Campus Involvement: FIRST Robotics Competition Team
Fun Fact: I have a bearded dragon named Viserion.

Morgan

Morgan

Class of 2022
Hometown: Modesto, CA
Majors: History, Political Science
Campus Involvement: Ballet Company at Berkeley, Sneakpeekbooks.com Editor/Writer, Phi Alpha Delta Professional Pre-Law Fraternity
Fun Fact: I have a double uvula! You know that thing that hangs in the back of your throat? I have two that are connected at the top.

Sarah

Sarah

Class of 2020
Hometown: Lafayette, CA
Major: Architecture
Minor: Spanish Language & Literature
Campus Involvement: College of Environmental Design Student Ambassador, Bear Talk Blogger, Intramural Soccer
Fun Fact: I have gone sledding on the glaciers of Mt. Denali in Alaska.

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Conrad

Conrad

Class of 2020
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Major: Chemistry
Minor: English
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal History, Spirit, and Traditions DeCal, Berkeley Architectural Heritage Association, Golden Bear Orientation, chemistry research
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.

Ambassador Staff

Abby

Abby

Class of 2023
Hometown: Tustin, CA
Majors: Nutritional Sciences – Physiology, Psychology
Campus Involvement: Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Berkeley Hillel freshman fellow, TAMID consulting group
Fun Fact: I am a second degree black belt in kempo karate which I actually teach when home. I never thought I’d end up at Berkeley, but here I am!

Aidan

Aidan

Class of 2022
Hometown: Dana Point, CA
Major: Chemical Engineering
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Cal History, Spirit, and Traditions DeCal
Fun Fact: I have never had coffee or soda in my life.

Allison

Allison

Class of 2020
Hometown: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Major: Conservation & Resource Studies
Campus Involvement: UC Cannoneer for the UC Rally Committee, Member of the Student Organic Garden Association, Member of the Conservation and Resources Studies Student Organization (CRSSO)
Fun Fact: I spent my Fourth of July week working several different fireworks shows, some of them hand fired!

Alyssa

Alyssa

Class of 2023
Hometown: Salinas, CA
Major: Environmental Economics and Policy
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Blackwell Hall Association
Fun Fact: I own 8 pairs of Crocs and made two Croc-inspired paintings to hang on my wall.

Andres

Andrés

Class of 2023
Hometown: Fontana, CA
Majors: Political Science, Spanish
Campus Involvement: President of Hall Association, Hermanos Unidos, De Colores
Fun Fact: I am a fraternal twin, which means I am somewhat mirroring my brother. I am left-handed and he is right handed, I fall asleep with coffee and he wakes up to it.

Annamaria

Annamaria

Class of 2023
Hometown: Folsom, CA
Major: Political Science, Sociology
Campus Involvement: Cal ACLU, Girl Up
Fun Fact: I still buy CDs and usually listen to them on my CD player.

Annie

Annie

Class of 2020
Hometown: Mission Viejo, CA
Major: Legal Studies
Campus Involvement: Kappa Alpha Theta, Human Rights DeCal Facilitator, Cal in the Capital, The Daily Californian
Fun Fact: I have 8 dogs at home!

Anton

Anton

Class of 2022
Hometown: Burlingame, CA
Major: Economics
Campus Involvement: Social Chair of the University of California Marching Band, Data 8 Lab Assistant
Fun Fact: I can speak Russian fluently.

Ariana

Ariana

Class of 2021
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Major: Media Studies
Minor: Journalism
Campus Involvement: Spoon University
Fun Fact: I don’t have a bucket list, but if I did it would be mostly food-related — eating at famous restaurants, meeting certain chefs, learning to cook different foods, etc.

Ashley

Ashley

Class of 2021
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Major: Chemical Engineering
Minor: Spanish
Campus Involvement: AIChE UC Berkeley Chapter, Aurum Cosmetics, electrolysis & fuel cell research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Fun Fact: I ran the Los Angeles Marathon in 2017.

Avi

Avi

Class of 2022
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Political Science
Campus Involvement: Chi Phi Fraternity, ASUC Student Resources Team
Fun Fact: I’ve jumped out of a plane that was 18,000 feet in the air!

”Beatrice"

Beatrice

Class of 2023
Hometown: Oakland, CA
Major: Undecided in the Social Sciences
Campus Involvement: Member of Danceworx, Staff Writer for the Daily Cal
Fun Fact: I’ll eat ice cream no matter how cold it is outside!

Bridget

Bridget

Class of 2023
Hometown: Valley Center, CA
Majors: Philosophy, Rhetoric
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee Director of Security, BearTalk Blog Writer
Fun Fact: I trained in martial arts for six whole years. In that time I won a world champion title and earned two black belts.

Caroline

Caroline

Class of 2020
Hometown: Pacific Grove, CA
Major: Anthropology
Minor: Scandinavian
Campus Involvement: Director of Stunts for the UC Rally Committee, Hearst Museum Visitor Engagement Associate, Hearst Museum Collections Intern
Fun Fact: I can translate Old Norse.

Carson

Carson

Class of 2023
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major: Nutritional Sciences
Campus Involvement: Women’s Club Water Polo
Fun Fact: When I was born, my parents took me to a baseball game before they took me home.

Celest

Celest

Class of 2021
Hometown: Glendora, CA
Major: Media Studies
Minor: Journalism
Campus Involvement: CalTV, Delta Sigma Sorority, CalGreeks Alcohol Task Force
Fun Fact: When I was 8 I wanted to be the pope because I thought they always had a private chef on call.

Christy

Christy

Class of 2021
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Major: Political Economy
Minor: Linguistics
Campus Involvement: Women’s Club Ultimate Frisbee, Study Abroad (London), Society of Linguist Undergrads
Fun Fact: During my freshman year, I bought an old butter churner at a local thrift store — and sometimes still bring it out when hanging out with friends!

Danielle

Danielle

Class of 2021
Hometown: Windsor, CA
Major: Sociology
Minor: Acting
Campus Involvement: Professional Actor and Singer
Fun Fact: I applied to Berkeley on the final day of the application period, and then researched the university after being admitted. I really did everything in the wrong order – but it turned out this was where I was meant to be!

Dina

Dina

Class of 2023
Hometown: Delray Beach, FL
Major: English
Minor: Journalism
Campus Involvement: AXO Sorority Intellectual Development, KalX Radio, The Daily Californian
Fun Fact: My last name is Katgara and my favorite animal is a cat! DKAT is my nickname!

Douglas

Douglas

Class of 2021
Hometown: Altadena, CA
Major: Political Science
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Delta Kappa Alpha Cinematic Fraternity, Cal Student Philanthropy
Fun Fact: I worked a 4th of July Fireworks show and competed in Berkeley Logging Sports.

Dylan

Dylan

Class of 2022
Hometown: Glendale, CA
Major: Rhetoric
Minors: Public Policy, Journalism
Campus Involvement: Residence Hall Assembly, Cal Performances, UC Rally Committee, Research
Fun Fact: I have a twin brother who goes to UCLA! Instead of battling in rivalry, we agree that we BOTH go to amazing public schools (but in my heart I know which is better).

Elan

Elan

Class of 2022
Hometown: New York, NY
Major: Legal Studies
Campus Involvement: L&S Peer Advising, Bowles Hall Residential College, ASUC Student Advocate’s Office, Cal Habitat for Humanity
Fun Fact: Although I’ve had a bunch of stitches and sprains, I’ve never broken a bone!

Elsa

Elsa

Class of 2020
Hometown: Altadena, CA
Majors: Political Science, Spanish
Campus Involvement: Project SMILE, URAP in Public Health, Study Abroad in Spain and Chile, Delta Delta Delta Sorority
Fun Fact: I just spent the last 6 months studying abroad in Chile!

Emmeline

Emmeline

Class of 2023
Hometown: Aliso Viejo, CA
Majors: Business Administration, Public Health
Campus Involvement: The Ambassadors Company, Cal Undergraduate Public Health Coalition, IM Volleyball and Softball, Reformed University Fellowship, United in Christ Berkeley
Fun Fact: I attended the longest game in World Series history — 18 innings in 7 hours and 20 minutes. Go Dodgers!

Eric

Eric

Class of 2021
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Major: Society & Environment
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal Student Philanthropy, Golden Bear Orientation, Epsilon Eta Professional Fraternity
Fun Fact: I am a huge Disney fan and can give you a rundown of all current and future projects at the Disney Parks!

Ethan

Ethan

Class of 2023
Hometown: Fort Collins, CO
Majors: Data Science, Business Administration
Campus Involvement: Finance Consultant with Berkeley Business Society, UC Berkeley Global Edge
Fun Fact: Ask me about Global Edge! I studied abroad the first semester of my freshman year in London.

Gabriella

Gabriella

Class of 2020
Hometown: Livermore, CA
Major: Media Studies
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Business Careers in Entertainment Club, Best Buddies, Digital Marketing Director of Coaching Corps at Cal
Fun Fact: Although I am from the Bay Area, a lot of my family lives in Rochester, New York, so I am a big Yankees fan!

Haley

Haley

Class of 2022
Hometown: Greenwich, CT
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
Minor: Spanish
Campus Involvement: Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, Hillel
Fun Fact: I have an identical twin (but I’m right-handed and she’s left-handed)!

Harmenjit

Harmenjit

Class of 2022
Hometown: Modesto, CA
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
Campus Involvement: Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program, Matriculate, Alta Bates Hospital Volunteer, Camp Kesem, Golden Bear Orientation, Coaching Corps, Berkeley Splash
Fun Fact: As a Prep Lab assistant, I have helped dissect a lion and a Komodo dragon!

Henry

Henry

Class of 2023
Hometown: Seoul, South Korea
Major: Computer Science
Minor: Marine Science
Campus Involvement: CS10 Course Lab Developer and Academic Intern
Fun Fact: My high school was at an island off the coast of South Korea. You could even see the ocean from the school library and it was awesome!

Irene

Irene

Class of 2022
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Majors: Political Science, Data Science
Campus Involvement: University of California Marching Band
Fun Fact: I keep track of my dreams, which started in the 7th grade. I continue to write them down to this day!

Isha

Isha

Class of 2022
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Major: Bioengineering
Minor: Public Policy
Campus Involvement: UC Berkeley Resident Assistant, Secretariat on Berkeley Model United Nations, Society of Women Engineers
Fun Fact: I can solve the Rubik’s Cube in a minute and 30 seconds!

Jade

Jade

Class of 2022
Hometown: Great Neck, NY
Majors: Psychology, Economics
Minor: Data Science
Campus Involvement: Women’s Club Frisbee, ULab, On-Campus Lifeguard
Fun Fact: I only brought shorts and tank tops when I first came to Berkeley because I was expecting hot “Cali” weather all year. I learned my lesson quickly.

Jaime

Jaime

Class of 2021
Hometown: Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico
Majors: History, Political Economy
Campus Involvement: University of California Marching Band, International House Residential Assistant, Latin American Leadership Society
Fun Fact: I made a PDF with all of the In N’ Out secret menu on it.

Jazz

Jazz

Class of 2021
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Majors: Economics, Political Science
Minor: German
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Out For Undergrad
Fun Fact: I studied abroad in high school in Germany.

Jimmy

Jimmy

Class of 2023
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Majors: Political Science
Minor: Public Policy
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Vietnamese Student Association, Residence Hall Assembly, Air Force ROTC
Fun Fact: I can move my ears.

Jiyoo

Jiyoo

Class of 2022
Hometown: Placentia, CA
Majors: Operations Research & Management Science, Computer Science
Minor: Global Poverty & Practice
Campus Involvement: Vice President of Women Entrepreneurs @ Berkeley, Co-Founder of Versara (Berkeley Skydeck Startup), Program Assistant for the American Cultures Center at UC Berkeley
Fun Fact: I’ve dyed my hair every color in the rainbow and more!

Joey

Joey

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

John

John

Class of 2021
Hometown: Saratoga, CA
Major: Data Science
Minor: Computer Science
Campus Involvement: Data Science Research Assistant, Codeology, Intramural Sports, CS88 Lab Assistant,
Fun Fact: I binge-watched all of Friends in 1.5 weeks in high school!

Jordan

Jordan

Class of 2021
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
Majors: Data Science, Molecular & Cell Biology
Campus Involvement: Residential Hall Association President, Mishler Lab, Chemistry Teacher Scholar
Fun Fact: I prefer black licorice over red licorice.

Joseph

Joseph

Class of 2022
Hometown: Indio, CA
Major: Theater and Performance Studies
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, DeCal Board, Golden Bear Orientation Mentor, Delta Kappa Alpha Cinematic Fraternity
Fun Fact: I have never traveled outside of California and hopefully it will change soon!

Juliana

Juliana

Class of 2022
Hometown: Petaluma, CA
Majors: Nutritional Sciences, French
Campus Involvement: Women’s Club Lacrosse, Alpha Chi Omega
Fun Fact: I love memorizing musicals!

Justine

Justine

Class of 2023
Hometown: Seal Beach, CA
Majors: Integrative Biology, Psychology
Campus Involvement: Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, Berkeley Hillel, Pre-Vet Club
Fun Fact: I love baseball! I have a little shrine dedicated to the Dodgers in my room that includes signed baseballs from Justin Turner, Cody Bellinger, and Orel Hershiser!

Kaelyn

Kaelyn

Class of 2022
Hometown: Ojai, CA
Majors: Society & Environment, Geography
Campus Involvement: Queer Alliance Resource Center, Project SMILE, ASUC
Fun Fact: Despite being a geography major, I have a terrible sense of direction.

Kalysta

Kalysta

Class of 2023
Hometown: Riverside, CA
Major: Political Science
Campus Involvement: Delta Sigma Sorority, ASUC
Fun Fact: I once saw Johnny Depp at Disneyland.

Kara

Kara

Class of 2022
Hometown: Valencia, CA
Majors: Media Studies, Sociology
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, On-Campus Lifeguard, J.A.M. Wine PR Intern
Fun Fact: I competed on the TV show Family Game Night! We played life-sized Battleship.

Kate

Kate

Class of 2021
Hometown: Davis, CA
Majors: Molecular & Cell Biology, Data Science
Campus Involvement: ” Kuriyan Lab, Data Science Society
Fun Fact: The Lonely Island liked my insta post when my friends and I dressed up as the Turtle Neck and Chain album cover for Halloween.

Katia

Katia

Class of 2021
Hometown: Mountain View, CA
Major: Chemistry
Minor: CalTeach
Campus Involvement: Chemistry Research, Ballet Folklorico Reflejos de Mexico, Rally Committee, Cal Triathlon, Surfrider Club
Fun Fact: I’m a surfer with no fear of sharks, but I am super afraid of dogs.

KC

KC

Class of 2021
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Major: Chemistry
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal Student Philanthropy, IM Sports
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: Public Health 116 TA, Chi Phi Fraternity, Phi Chi Pre-Health Society
Fun Fact: I’ve seen Bigfoot. I swear.

Kelly

Kelly

Class of 2021
Hometown: Hawthorne, CA
Majors: Legal Studies, Political Science
Minor: Philosophy
Campus Involvement: JusticeCorps DVRO Legal Aid, Research Assistant at the Berkeley Center for Comparative Equality and Anti-Discrimination Law, Student Advisory Board—PATH To Care Center, Greeks Against Sexual Assault, Zeta Tau Alpha
Fun Fact: I once did an escape room with my comedy idol, Jon Heder (AKA Napoleon Dynamite).

Kenzie

Kenzie

Class of 2022
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Major: Molecular Environmental Biology
Minor: CalTeach
Campus Involvement: SUPERB Comedy Department, Sage Elementary School Mentorship, URAP Research
Fun Fact: I hike in Glacier National Park in Montana every year! My mom’s side of my family is originally from that area in Montana!

Kevin

Kevin

Class of 2021
Hometown: Granite Bay, CA
Majors: Computer Science, Data Science
Campus Involvement: Cal Men’s Club Volleyball, Computer Science Mentors, CS61A Course Staff, ANova, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
Fun Fact: I used to be pre-med all throughout high school, but I discovered my passion for Computer Science after coming to Berkeley!

Kristina

Kristina

Class of 2022
Hometown: Whittier, CA
Major: Industrial Engineering & Operations Research
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Hispanics in Engineering and Science, Equal Opportunity Program, Golden Bear Orientation, Berkeley Business Academy for Youth
Fun Fact: My high school went by “Cal” and so before even committing to Berkeley I already had Cal on all of my high school gear that all had the famous Cal script on it. Our school fight song was even based off of “Big C”!

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 Instructor
Fun Fact: I spent 3 weeks this summer backpacking in Yunnan China!

Lisa

Lisa

Class of 2023
Hometown: El Monte, CA
Major: Sustainable Environmental Design
Campus Involvement: REACH! Asian Pacific American Recruitment and Retention Center
Fun Fact: I like watching K-dramas.

Loren

Loren

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

Luna

Luna

Class of 2022
Hometown: Santa Monica, CA
Majors: Global Studies, Sociology
Campus Involvement: Sociology Department Research Assistant, Political Science Department Research Assistant, CALPIRG, EAVP Voter Registration Coordinator, ASUC Sexual Violence Commission, ASUC Senator Shelby Weiss SVSH Director, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
Fun Fact: I have been playing the viola my whole life!

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 spent a semester studying abroad in the Netherlands, and during my time there, I visited fourteen countries and learned how to say ‘thank you’ in seven languages.

Mathias

Mathias

Class of 2020
Hometown: Kingsburg, CA
Majors: Molecular & Cell Biology, Data Science
Minor: Chemistry
Campus Involvement: Berkeley Medical Journal, Songwriting at Berkeley
Fun Fact: I can touch my nose with my tongue!

Matt

Matt

Class of 2022
Hometown: Brea, CA
Majors: Data Science, Urban Studies
Campus Involvement: Data 8 Lab Assistant, Student Association for Applied Statistics (SAAS), Blue and Gold Yearbook Design Team, Volunteer Health Interpretation Organization (VHIO)
Fun Fact: As a former Subway sandwiches employee, I once had to make a sandwich with nothing but olives and half a bottle of mayo.

Matthew

Matthew

Class of 2021
Hometown: Delano, CA
Majors: Theater & Performance Studies, Media Studies
Campus Involvement: Pilipinx Academic Student Services (PASS), {m}aganda Magazine, Starting Point Mentorship Program, Truelement (Dance Team), Pilipinix Cultural Night (PCN)
Fun Fact: While on the Mark Twain Riverboat in Disneyland, Princess Tiana asked me to sing a song for her in front of a crowd!

Meghan

Meghan

Class of 2020
Hometown: Fullerton, CA
Major: Political Science
Minor: Demography
Campus Involvement: Blue and Gold Yearbook, Intramural Office Staff, Yali’s Cafe Barista
Fun Fact: I have the last names of every US president memorized in order because my 3rd grade teacher said she would give us a ruler with pictures of all the presidents on it if we did it.

Michael

Michael

Class of 2023
Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Major: Data Science
Campus Involvement: Greek Life, Fall Program for Freshmen
Fun Fact: I love exploring the Bay Area views and hiking trails which often brought me to Berkeley as a high schooler.

Moe

Moe

Class of 2023
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
Majors: Genetics & Plant Biology, Conservation & Resource Studies
Campus Involvement: International Students Association at Berkeley, Epsilon Eta Environmental Fraternity, Berkeley Student Farms, Berkeley Food Institute, Students of Color Environmental Collective
Fun Fact: I got mumps and 2 root canals last year! Doing swell.

Natasha

Natasha

Class of 2021
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Major: Global Studies
Minor: Chinese Language and Culture
Campus Involvement: Senior Resident Assistant, National Residence Hall Honorary
Fun Fact: Whenever I’m feeling like a change, I put on an accent just to liven things up.

Navya

Navya

Class of 2021
Hometown: Foxboro, MA
Majors: Public Health, Molecular & Cell Biology
Campus Involvement: Asha for Education, Health Advocates of Alameda Health System, Ross Wilson Research Lab (CRISPR), Organic Chemistry Teacher Scholars
Fun Fact: I have a musical bucket list of all the instruments I want to learn (so far I’m at 5!).

Neomie

Neomie

Class of 2022
Hometown: Calamba, Philippines/Chicago, IL
Major: Legal Studies
Campus Involvement: Cal Mic Men, 90.7FM KALX Radio
Fun Fact: Other than being a variant spelling of the name ‘Naomi,’ my name is actually the combination of my parents’ nicknames!

Nina D

Nina D

Class of 2023
Hometown: Ghent, Belgium
Major: Economics
Minors: Environmental Science, Data Science
Campus Involvement: izzyandrileyco intern, UC Rally Committee, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
Fun Fact: I was born in Ghent, Belgium, but my life has been spread across 4 continents and 5 countries.

Nina N

Nina N

Class of 2023
Hometown: Hercules, CA
Major: Chemical Biology
Campus Involvement: University Health Service Clark Kerr Healthworker, Circle K (community service), ReUse (on-campus thrift store)
Fun Fact: I’m a huge Disney fan! I’ve collected over 150 Disney tsum tsums, which are mini stuffed animals.

Paulina

Paulina

Class of 2023
Hometown: Vista, CA
Major: Political Science
Minor: Music
Campus Involvement: UC Rally Committee, Cal Student Philanthropy, Asian American Association, Quokka Brew
Fun Fact: I am an avid member of Berkeley’s social media community and in my free time I love to make memes!

Peter

Peter

Class of 2020
Hometown: Anaheim, CA
Major: Chemical Biology
Campus Involvement: Cal Lightweight Rowing, Cholera and Phage Genetics Research (Seed Lab)
Fun Fact: I went through a culinary arts program for three years in high school, and at the end I realized I liked the experimental aspect of it – which led me to my love of chemistry!

Rachel L

Rachel

Class of 2020
Hometown: Ellicott City, MD
Majors: Cognitive Science, Legal Studies
Campus Involvement: Senior Resident Assistant, Hiring and Training Coordinator for Residential Life
Fun Fact: I have a YouTube channel where I post fun Berkeley-related videos and a podcast where I talk about the TV Show Survivor!

Raul

Raul

Class of 2021
Hometown: Fresno, CA
Major: Rhetoric
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.

Reed

Reed

Class of 2020
Hometown: Escondido, CA
Majors: Society & Environment, Geography
Campus Involvement: Artists in Resonance a cappella, Summer Intern in Washington D.C. for Congressman Alan Lowenthal
Fun Fact: My dog is half coyote!

Renesmee

Renesmee

Class of 2022
Hometown: Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Majors: Bioengineering, Business Administration
Campus Involvement: Red Cross, Founder of Bakesmee
Fun Fact: I was named after a Twilight character!

Ryan

Ryan

Class of 2022
Hometown:Mission Viejo, CA
Major: Molecular Environmental Biology
Minor: CalTeach
Campus Involvement: Suitcase Clinic, URAP Pediatric Study, Phi Chi Pre-Health Society, Berkeley CRU, UCSF Zuckerberg Health Advocate
Fun Fact: I accidentally permanently dyed my hair once!

Ryann

Ryann

Class of 2022
Hometown: Culver City, CA
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
Minor: Chemistry
Campus Involvement: UC Berkeley Chamber Orchestra, Residential Life
Fun Fact: I worked in a lab when I was in high school that studied neurology and genetics in fruit flies, so I can dissect flies.

Sam

Sam

Class of 2021
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major: Political Science
Minor: Public Policy
Campus Involvement: Berkeley Hillel, Cal Sports Club, UCDC
Fun Fact: I share a birthday with one of my brothers but we aren’t twins, we are three years apart to the day.

Samantha

Samantha

Class of 2023
Hometown: Torrance, CA
Major: Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
Campus Involvement: Phi Sigma Rho Engineering Sorority, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, Circle K
Fun Fact: I can rap Cardi B’s entire verse from ‘Girls Like You’.

Sara

Sara

Class of 2022
Hometown: Prague, Czech Republic
Major: Civil Engineering
Campus Involvement: Venture Strategy Solutions Consulting Club, Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority
Fun Fact: I know a few random languages – including Czech, Latin, and ancient Greek.

Sasha

Sasha

Class of 2022
Hometown: Seattle, Washington
Major: Applied Math
Minors: Music, Education
Campus Involvement: Berkeley Medical Journal, Foresight Pre-Optometry Club, Optician, CalTeach
Fun Fact: I was in a Qdoba commercial advertising for free guac. For those who don’t know, Qdoba is a better version of Chipotle.

Savanna

Savanna

Class of 2022
Hometown: Napa Valley, CA
Major: Business Administration–Global Management Program
Minor: Education
Campus Involvement: Salsa at Cal, CalTV, Global Edge Program
Fun Fact: I grew up in Caracas, Venezuela.

Savannah

Savannah

Class of 2021
Hometown: Oakland/Sacramento, CA
Major: Molecular Environmental Biology
Campus Involvement: Berkeley Medical Reserve Corps, Research in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management
Fun Fact: I am a performing artist at heart. I sing, act, dance, play piano and write music.

Seneca

Seneca

Class of 2022
Hometown: Goleta, CA
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
Minor: Bioengineering
Campus Involvement: Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Danceworx, Daraja at Berkeley, Bioprinting@Berkeley, Research Assistant, CalGreeks Alcohol Taskforce
Fun Fact: I’m a huge theatre nerd–ask me about my favorite Broadway musicals!

Sophia

Sophia

Class of 2023
Hometown: San Anselmo, CA
Majors: Public Health, Business Administration
Campus Involvement: Daily Cal Account Executive, Cal Rotaract
Fun Fact: I am the sixth out of eight kids! I have six sisters and one brother.

Stacey

Stacey

Class of 2022
Hometown: Palos Verdes, CA
Major: Molecular Environmental Science
Minor: Chemistry
Campus Involvement: AFX Dance
Fun Fact: I’ve been backpacking for three weeks.

Sydney

Sydney

Class of 2023
Hometown: Mill Valley, CA
Majors: Political Science, Media Studies
Campus Involvement: Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, Surfrider Foundation, Tutor at Emerson Elementary School
Fun Fact: When I was a freshman in high school, I sumo-wrestled a senior boy on the rowing team in front of my entire school and won.

Tina

Tina

Class of 2023
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Majors: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Business Administration
Campus Involvement: Case Competitions, Society of Women Engineers, Bulletin Board
Fun Fact: I have a cat!

Vilyna

Vilyna

Class of 2021
Hometown: Zhanjiang, China
Majors: Chemistry, Applied Math
Campus Involvement: Math tutor at the Student Learning Center, Research Assistant in the College of Chemistry
Fun Fact: I love noodles!

Vincent

Vincent

Class of 2022
Hometown: Hawaii
Major: Molecular & Cell Biology
Minors: Education, Global Poverty and Practice
Campus Involvement: Optometric Assistant at Bay Bridge Optometry, Lifeguard at Cal Aquatics, UC Berkeley Army ROTC Cadet, President and Founder of the Omniscient Tutor
Fun Fact: I’m passionate about exercising and traveling (so much that I became a travel vlogger on YouTube).

Violet

Violet

Class of 2022
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Major: Physical Geography
Minor: Atmospheric Science
Campus Involvement: Cal Ballroom, Undergraduate research, Berkeley Student Cooperative
Fun Fact: Both my mom and brother also went to UC Berkeley, go bears!

Will

Will

Class of 2023
Hometown: Mill Valley, CA
Majors: Geography, Linguistics
Campus Involvement: Cal Hiking And Outdoors Society (CHAOS), Cal Running Club, ReUSE, Amig@s, Portuguese Club, Language Exchange Program
Fun Fact: I know how to ride a unicycle!

Zeynep

Zeynep

Class of 2023
Hometown: Istanbul, Turkey
Majors: Environmental Sciences
Campus Involvement: California Ski & Snowboard Team, Intramural Soccer, Turkish Students Association, Stiles Hall Mentor, Undergraduate Learning Mentor
Fun Fact: I can make waves and all kinds of things with my eyebrows.

Ziyuan

Ziyuan

Class of 2022
Hometown: Milpitas, CA
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Campus Involvement: EnableTech, Phi Sigma Rho Sorority
Fun Fact: I can still recite the whole bread and drink menu from the bakery I worked at as a cafe barista.

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