Category Archive: Team Member

Omar Bravo

My name is Omar Bravo and I am a fourth year student at UCSC. I am majoring in Latin American and Latin@ Studies and minoring in Education. I am originally from Compton, CA near Los Angeles. In the future I would like to get into a good counseling program in order to pursue my goal …

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Carina Hernandez

Hello, I’m Carina Hernandez and I’m a student just like you. My family is from Ventura County and I have a little sister in high school. I study Latin American and Latino Studies and Education at UCSC. It’s easy for school to get in the way of education but we want to be there for …

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Jessica Aguilar

My name is Jessica Aguilar, 21 years old, born and raised in East Los Angeles. The second of four children in my family. I love to watch movies and spend time with family and friends. I have an immense passion for education; I think it is really important to have a solid foundation about what …

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Yuliana Juarez

My name is Yuli and I’m currently a 3rd year at UC Santa Cruz studying Sociology. I am the first in my family to come to college and pursue a higher education. I’m from Anaheim California just two streets away from the happiest place on earth. During my free time I enjoy watching documentaries on …

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Jasmine Baltazar

My name is Jasmine Baltazar, I’m from Los Angeles, and I am a junior at UCSC, majoring in Sociology. I plan to go to grad school for a master’s in social work once I graduate from UCSC. In my free time I like to window shop, go to the gym, or bake cookies and watch …

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Alixandria Gallegos

  Hi, I’m Alixandra Gallegos, a fourth year Anthropology student at UC Santa Cruz.  When I first entered college I was an undeclared major, but once I went to orientations for different classes, and tried out different general education classes, I found that Anthropology was my calling.  I have always loved people watching and figuring …

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Nick Neese

My name is Nick Neese, an executive of the UCAN program. I am currently studying History and Education at UCSC. This is my second year in the program. I am from a suburb of San Diego, California. In the future, my goal is to become a high school history or math teacher. When I’m not …

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