Student Staff Interns Jennifer (she/her) My name is Jenni, my pronouns are she/her, I am a fourth year Psychology major with a double minor in Chicanx Studies and Psychology Clinical & Counseling. I’m from Hidalgo, Mexico, but I was raised in San Diego, CA and some of my hobbies are reading, learning to cook new recipes, spending quality time with friends, and going to the city! Sebastian (he/him/his) Hello everyone, I am Sebastian, he/him/his pronouns. I am a senior majoring in Business Administration and Psychology. I am a transfer student from Ontario, CA. In my free time I like to explore and experience new cuisines and learn how to play instruments like the piano. Looking forward to meeting and working with you all through the semester.” Kayanna (she/her) Hi my name is Kayanna, (her, she pronouns). I am from St. Ann, Jamaica and I reside in Oakland, California. I’m a fourth year transfer student and Miller Scholar majoring in Chemical Engineering. Being an immigrant, first-generation and independent student myself, I understand the importance of outreaching and advocating for students to gain access to resources and further their education. I am determined to achieve my goals and a career in the pharmaceutical industry with a focus on research, production and advocacy of equitable access to medicines. In my free time I enjoy reading, painting, relaxing outdoors and hiking. Esmeralda (she/her) Hi, my name is Esmeralda and I am an immigrant-first-generation college student. This is my third year at Cal and I could not be more excited to continue working with the USP staff and students, this community is beyond amazing. In my free time, I enjoy reading, listening to music, coloring, making arts & crafts, painting my nails, and binging too many shows at unholy hours of the night. Fernanda (she/her) Hello! My name is Fernanda, my pronouns are she/her/hers, and I am a 3rd-year transfer student studying Sociology and minoring in Education. I grew up in San Diego, CA and in my free time, I enjoy binge-watching new shows, exploring new places with friends, and listening to Bad Bunny. I also love to practice self-care and try new comfort food. This semester I’m looking forward to meeting new faces and giving back to the USP community! Jose Luis (All Pronouns) Jose Luis is a Theater & Performance Studies Major and rising Senior at Cal. Born in Mexico, Jose grew up in San Diego and transferred from MiraCosta College in Oceanside. Jose is passionate about performance as well as sharing his yoga practice as a Certified Yoga Instructor. He currently lives in Oakland with his husband, cats, dogs, and goats. Yulitzi (she/her) I’m an environmental engineering science major. I love animals and therefore am a vegan! I lead a very active lifestyle, when I’m not studying for my midterms and finals I am out hiking or swimming at the beach. Keily (she/her) Hi! My name is Keily (Kaylee). In the Fall of 2022, I will be starting my junior year at Cal. I love music, reading, and exploring new places and foods! Because I come from a Salvadorean family, I am fortunate enough to be bilingual and love to learn new languages. Here to help! Haibin (he/him) My name is Haibin and I am currently a Senior majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. I was born in Guangdong China and raised in Mexico—half of my life in Nogales, Sonora and the other half in Mexico City. At the age of 16 I left my family back in Mexico and moved to the Bay Area seeking for better academic opportunities and a better future. Being an immigrant all my life, I am very grateful for the opportunity that USP has given me to give back to the amazing community that has helped me get to where I am today. Marketing & Communications Intern Vale (she/her) Hi, I’m Vale (she/her)! I am so happy to be your Marketing & Communications Intern! I am very passionate about the visual arts and enjoying anything from drawing, filmmaking, and crafting. I also love reading books, playing sports and the ukulele, which is my favorite way to relieve stress. Peer Academic Counselors Jerusalen (she/her/ella) Hola! My name is Jerusalen (she/her/ella) and I am a fourth year transfer student majoring in Chicanx Studies. I was born in El Estado de Mexico but have grown up in City Heights/East San Diego since I was one years old. After Cal, I look forward to pursuing a career in education (higher ed) because I want to assist students in their educational/personal goals and journeys. Outside of being a student, I enjoy going to concerts, going to the beach, exploring the Bay Area, watching documentaries and football (I’m a Seahawks and Chargers fan) Fun fact: I have two cats and a guinea pig Angelica (she/her/hers) Hi everyone! My name is Angelica (she/her/hers) and I’m a rising senior year studying Architecture with an intended minor in Sustainable Environmental Design. I was born in Sinaloa Mexico, and raised in South Central Los Angeles. I really love trying new hobbies especially ones that involve creativity, self expression, and good chaotic energy. l’m super excited to get to know all of you, so please feel free to drop in and meet with me! I’m here to offer support in whatever ways I can. Francis (she/ella) Hello! My name is Francis; I use she/ella pronouns. I am a second-year majoring in Comparative Literature with an intended double major in Spanish and Portuguese. I was born in Nicaragua, and I grew up in the Bay Area. I am part of the USP student staff this year; I am one of the USP Peer Academic Counselors. I am so excited to meet, get to know, and build community with you all!