Hometown: Wilmington, CA
High School: Harbor Teacher Preparation Academy
Involvement on Campus: Hermanos Unidos
Hobbies: Soccer, playing FIFA, and listening to music
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: Chicken Chipotle Sandwich with a raspberry Snapple at Cafe Rosso
Favorite Place on Campus: Malcolm X Plaza
Advice to Freshman?: Make sure you have balance between fun and school.
Hometown: Commerce, CA
High School: Social Justice Leadership Academy @ Esteban E. Torres High School
Major: Criminal Justice
Minor: Race and Resistance
Involvement on Campus: Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority, Inc.
Hobbies: Read, Netflix, nap, and arts and crafts
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: I love to get Chocolate Milk Tea with boba at Quickly's
Favorite Place on Campus: The quad because I like to take naps on sunny days
Advice to Freshman?: School is important but remember to have fun and practice self-care.
Hometown: Palm Springs, CA
High School: Orange Lutheran High School
Major: Business Finance
Minor: Decision Sciences
Involvement on Campus: Ice Hockey
Hobbies: Hockey, hiking, snowboarding, and wakeboarding
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: Cafe Rosso or Gold Coast Grill
Favorite Place on Campus: The Quad
Advice to Freshman? Explore SF and live life to the fullest! Have fun and get involved. You will never run out of things to do here.
Hometown: Tracy, CA
High School: John C. Kimball High School
Major: Communicative Disorders
Minor: Special Education
Involvement on Campus: Alpha Phi
Hobbies: Hiking, getting brunch, and playing with bulldogs
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: Cafe Rosso
Favorite Place on Campus: Third floor of the library or the quad when it's sunny
Advice to Freshman?: Get involved and explore the city in your free time.
Hometown: Santa Maria CA, Central coast area
High School: Santa Maria High School
Minor: Business Marketing
Involvement on Campus: Phi Delta Xi
Hobbies: Discovering new music, sewing and scrapbooking on my free time. Learning new things and exploring the wondering city of San Francisco. Along with doing yoga and face masks to keep me looking good and avoiding the freshmen 15.
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: Cafe Rosso; Mocha javiva fills me with the will to keep going and the Taqueria in Ceasar Chavez--their burritos give me purpose.
Favorite Place on Campus: Cesar Chavez Center and J.Paul Leonard Library
Advice to Freshman? Get involved, Be involved. College won't be fun if you don't do anything then just go back to your dorm. There are endless of clubs and organizations to join, explore them all. Meet new people and make new friends. Know that college is difficult but possible. Take Ethnic Studies courses, they are eye opening. The journey is extraordinary, don't make it ordinary.
Hometown: Alameda, CA
High School: St. Joseph Notre Dame
Involvement on Campus: Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority, Inc.
Hobbies: Netflix, hikes, yoga, and learning about the human anatomy
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: The bagels and smoothies at Natural Sensations are such a great and healthy option!
Favorite Place on Campus: The Quad, library, and wherever I can find coffee!
Advice to Freshman?: Reflect. Remember past decision are in the past and you can be whoever you want to be. Achieve whatever you want to achieve! Your only limit now is you.
Kevin Baltazar Reyes
Hometown: Newhall, CA
Community College: College of the Canyons
Major: Chemical Engineering
Involvement on Campus: Hermanos Unidos, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), and SHPE (Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers)
Hobbies: Making and discovering new music, hiking, and video games
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: Cafe Rosso
Favorite Place on Campus: Third floor of the library
Advice to Freshman?: Don't be afraid to be weird. It's San Francisco, if you think you're weird, there's someone weirder than you.
Hometown: Walnut, CA
High School: Walnut High School
Minor: Criminal Justice Studies
Involvement on Campus: Search of Sisterhood
Hobbies: Netflix, yoga, online shopping, and sleeping
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: Cafe Rosso's sandwiches are the bomb dot com!
Favorite Place on Campus: J. Paul Leonard Library
Advice to Freshman? Don't be afraid to just dive right into the college life: get involved in clubs; meet anyone and everyone; go to school games; take an Ethnic Studies course! College only lasts a handful of years -- and it goes by fast.
Sarah Julie Niderost
Hometown: Ukiah, CA
High School: Ukiah High School
Major: Journalism and Business Marketing
Involvement on Campus: INCUBED
Hobbies: Rollerskating, writing poetry, and watching Disney movies
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: I love the carne asada fries at Taqueria Girasol
Favorite Place on Campus: The Depot
Advice to Freshman?: Always ask questions.
Hometown: Norwalk, CA
High School: Santa Fe High School
Involvement on Campus: Koinonia, E-Gay, and Queer Alliance
Hobbies: I love reading, watching shows on Netflix, playing soccer, watching soccer, obsessing over Corgis, buying ties and bow ties, making people smilie and laugh, eating, and sleeping
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: I love getting a Hamburger/French Fries combo from Cafe Rosso.
Favorite Place on Campus: I love the top of the Cesar Chavez center because it is so nice and peaceful to go up there to watch the sunset and relax after a stressful day/week
Advice to Freshman?: When you feel overwhelmed, relax and go out and take a breather! Go to Dolores Park, StonesTown Mall, Starbucks and meet your future bae! Take a walk around Lake Merced! Don't keep stressing yourself out!
Hometown: Oakland, CA
High School: Oakland Technical High School
Involvement on Campus: Hermanos Unidos, Hermanas Unidas, and La Raza
Hobbies: Video games and music
Favorite Place to Eat on Campus: Baked potatoes at Gold Coast Grill
Favorite Place on Campus: La Raza office
Advice to Freshman?: Be involved on campus.