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PACE MAC Peer Mentors

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Hanna Abebe

Hanna Abebe
Hanna Abebe

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Applied Psychology
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Email: h_a112@txstate.edu
"Never let go of your dreams." 

Elizabeth Adams

Elizabeth Adams
Elizabeth Adams

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Vocal Performance
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Email: ema52@txstate.edu
"You must ask for God's help. Even when you have done so, it may seem to you for a long time that no help, or less help than you need, is being given. Never mind. After each failure, ask forgiveness, pick yourself up, and try again. Very often what God first helps us towards is not the virtue itself but just this power of always trying again." C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity 

Tobi Afolayan

Tobi Afolayan
Tobi Afolayan

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Arlington, TX
Email: tea29@txstate.edu
"Pain is temporary." - Unknown

Elizabeth Ainsworth

Elizabeth Ainsworth
Elizabeth Ainsworth

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Communication Design
Hometown: Frisco, TX
Email: ema67@txstate.edu
"I am ready to face any challenges that might be foolish enough to face me." –Dwight K. Schrute, The Office 

Alexander Alicea-Arroyo

Alexander Alicea-Arroyo
Alexander Alicea-Arroyo

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Communication Design
Hometown: San Antonio, TX/Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Email: a_a495@txstate.edu
"Do. Or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

Hope Animashaun

Hope Animashaun
Hope Animashaun

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: hoa3@txstate.edu
"If you don'y like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." - Maya Angelou

Avery Armstrong

Avery Armstrong
Avery Armstrong

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Anthropology
Hometown: Cypress, TX
Email: a_a503@txstate.edu
"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right" -Henry Ford

Sarah Ayala

Sarah Ayala
Sarah Ayala

Peer Mentor

Classification: 
Major: Exercise Sports Science - Phys. Ed. & Biology
Hometown: Carrollton TX
Email: s_a256@txstate.edu
"A moment of pain, is worth a lifetime of glory." - Louis Zamperini 

Cierra Ballinger

Cierra Ballinger
Cierra Ballinger

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Education
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: c_b326@txstate.edu
"When someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time." - Maya Angelou

Hannah Bertling

Hannah Bertling
Hannah Bertling

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: English
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: hcb27@txstate.edu
"Where there's a will, there's a way." - Unknown

Sedric Bostic

Sedric Bostic
Sedric Bostic

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Mathematics
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: slb274@txstate.edu
"You have to be odd, to be number one." 

Hayley Boynton

Hayley Boynton
Hayley Boynton

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Electrical Engineering and Mathematics
Hometown: Harker Heights, TX
Email: hmb56@txstate.edu
"Be as good of a person as your dog thinks you are." - Unknown

Taylor Brimer

Taylor Brimer
Taylor Brimer

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Engineering Technology
Hometown: Carrollton, SC
Email: teb66@txstate.edu
"Do. Or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

Sarah Bubela

Sarah Bubela
Sarah Bubela

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Social Work
Hometown: Ganado, TX
Email: smb210@txstate.edu
"We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean, but the ocean would be less because of that missing drop." - Saint Mother Theresa

Zach Burkhalter

Zach Burkhalter
Zach Burkhalter

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: English
Hometown: Lumberton, TX
Email: zgb2@txstate.edu
"The worst thing I could be is the same as everyone else." – Arnold Schwarzenegger

Jessica Calderon

Jessica Calderon
Jessica Calderon

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Mass Communication
Hometown: Forney, TX
Email: jac535@txstate.edu
"Home is wherever I’m with you."  – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros 

Jensine Canullas

Jensine Canullas
Jensine Canullas

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Exercise Sports Science - Pre PT 
Hometown: Round Rock, TX
Email: jfc52@txstate.edu
"Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose." - G.K. Nielson

LeeAnn Cardwell

LeeAnn Cardwell
LeeAnn Cardwell

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: International Studies
Hometown: Melissa, TX
Email: lec82@txstate.edu
"Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do." - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nicholas Castillo

Nicholas Castillo
Nicholas Castillo

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Biology
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Email: n_c194@txstate.edu
"Sometimes the future changes quickly and completely, and we’re left with only the choice of what to do next. We can choose to be afraid of it, to stand there trembling not moving, assuming the worst that can happen or we step forward into the unknown and assume it will be brilliant." – Christina Yang 

John Cherry

John Cherry
John Cherry

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Anthropology and Spanish
Hometown: Brenham, TX
Email: jdc204@txstate.edu
"¡Prefiero morir de pie que vivir siempre arrodillado!" - Emiliano Zapata

Ana Cobos

Ana Cobos
Ana Cobos

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Theatre and Public Relations
Hometown: League City, TX
Email: abc98@txstate.edu
"All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost…” – J.R.R. Tolkien 

Karla Connell

Karla Connell
Karla Connell

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: krc115@txstate.edu
"Rome didn't fall in a day." - Unknown

Karrie Cook

Karrie Cook
Karrie Cook

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Business Management
Hometown: League City, TX
Email: klc229@txstate.edu
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou 

Denali Diaz-Torres

Denali Diaz
Denali Diaz-Torres

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Exercise Sports Science
Hometown: Killeen, TX
Email: d_d305@txstate.edu
"Whatever you are be a good one." - Abraham Lincoln

Zach Dupree

Zach Dupree
Zach Dupree

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Studio Art
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: zhd3@txstate.edu
"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." - The Little Prince

Jordan Duran

Jordan Duran
Jordan Duran

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Sociology
Hometown: New Braunfels, TX
Email: jmd183@txstate.edu
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." - George Barnard Show

Rebekah Emery

Rebekah Emery
Rebekah Emery

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Hometown: Katy, TX
Email: rle62@txstate.edu
"Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try." - Jack Canfield

Hailey Evans

Hailey Evans
Hailey Evans

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Cypress, TX
Email: hne4@txstate.edu
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

John Falcon

John Falcon
John Falcon

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Studio Art
Hometown: Pflugerville, TX
Email: jaf174@txstate.edu
"The things which I have seen I now can see no more." - William WordsWorth

Nik Farrell

Nik Farrell
Nik Farrell

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Recreation Administration
Hometown: Schertz, TX
Email: naf35@txstate.edu
"Humanity is a relationship between people, not a thing itself." - Anonymous

BK Frizzell

BK Frizzell
BK Frizzell

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Theatre
Hometown: San Angelo, TX
Email: bkf28@txstate.edu
"Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

Abby Frolichstein

Abby Frolichstein
Abby Frolichstein

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Social Work
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Email: ajf100@txstate.edu
"Be kind to every kind." 

Tania Garcia-Sigala

Tania Garcia-Sigala
Tania Garcia-Sigala

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Marketing and Fashion Merchandise
Hometown: McAllen, TX
Email: tgg28@txstate.edu
"Pies, ¿para qué los quiero si tengo alas para volar?" - Frida Kahlo

Sydney Gillums

Sydney Gillums
Sydney Gillums

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Forensic Anthropology
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Email: smg160@txstate.edu
"The moment I stop having fun with it, I'll be done with it." - Drake

Aydee Gonzalez

Aydee Gonzalez
Aydee Gonzalez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Sociology
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: a_g766@txstate.edu
"Dreams don't work unless you do." - Unknown

Jaelynn Guerra

Jaelynn Guerra
Jaelynn Guerra

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Recreation Administration
Hometown: Poteet, TX
Email: jjg151@txstate.edu
"Creativity is not a mood. Creativity is not a gift. It’s the very nature of God inside of you." - Dan McCollam 

Aleksa Gutierrez

Aleksa Gutierrez
Aleksa Gutierrez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Consumer Affairs
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Email: arg153@txstate.edu
"Maybe you have to let go of who you were to become who you will be." – Carrie Bradshaw

Kendyl Hernandez

Kendyl Hernandez
Kendyl Hernandez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Pearland, TX
Email: k_h149@txstate.edu
"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Dana Hiser

Dana Hiser
Dana Hiser

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX
Email: dlh226@txstate.edu
"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, 'I'm possible!'" - Audrey Hepburn

Ciara Horn

Ciara Horn
Ciara Horn

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Lumberton, TX
Email: cnh60@txstate.edu
"Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness." - Uknown

Valerie Inmon

Valerie Inmon
Valerie Inmon

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Biochemistry and Animal Science
Hometown: Beeville, TX
Email: vni3@txstate.edu
"It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live." - Albus Dumbledore

Kennedy Johnston

Kennedy Johnston
Kennedy Johnston

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Prosper, TX
Email: kaj113@txstate.edu
"The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from commons things." - Henry Ward Beecher

Allison Jones

Allison Jones
Allison Jones

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Mass Communication - Public Relations
Hometown: San Jose, California
Email: atj21@txstate.edu
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

Kaitlyn Kanke

Kaitlyn Kanke
Kaitlyn Kanke

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Accounting
Hometown: Lufkin, TX
Email: knk37@txstate.edu
"No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, show up and never give up." - Unknown

Taqiyyah Kasimba

Taqiyyah Kasimba
Taqiyyah Kasimba

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Healthcare Administration
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Email: t_k68@txstate.edu
"Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option" - Maya Angelou

Dalton Klare

Dalton Klare
Dalton Klare

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Refugio, TX
Email: dlk89@txstate.edu
"If he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt, Citizenship in a Republic speech

Michelle Lalley

Michelle Lalley
Michelle Lalley

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Waco, TX
Email: mal227@txstate.edu
"Sometimes I'll start a sentence and I don't even know where it's going. I just hope I find it along the way." - Michael Scott

Jackline Ledezma

Jackline Ledezma
Jackline Ledezma

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Political Science
Hometown: Eagle Pass, TX
Email: j_l413@txstate.edu
"Be the change you want to see in the world." - Ghandi

Carolina Llano

Carolina Llano
Carolina Llano

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Katy, TX
Email: c_l165@txstate.edu
"The best is yet to come." 

Alexa Loredo

Alexa Loredo
Alexa Loredo

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Marketing
Hometown: Killeen, TX
Email: a_l400@txstate.edu
"Being Fearless isn’t about not being afraid, it’s about being totally terrified and still standing up against your fear." – Timothy Tam

Diana Marin

Diana Marin
Diana Marin

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Political Science and Spanish
Hometown: Carrollton, TX
Email: d_m377@txstate.edu
"The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Karissa Marks

Karissa Marks
Karissa Marks

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology and Anthropology
Hometown: Lubbock, TX
Email: knm53@txstate.edu
"For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again." - Eric Roth

Osvaldo Marquez-Rubio

Osvaldo Marquez-Rubio
Osvaldo Marquez-Rubio

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Spanish and Mathematics
Hometown: Santa Ines, Landa de Matamoros, Queretaro, Mexico
Email: o_m57@txstate.edu
"Todo se puede, nada mas es cuestion de ganas." (Everything is possible, it’s just a matter of how much you desire to do it.)

Miriam Martin

Miriam Martin
Miriam Martin

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Animal Science
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: mem286@txstate.edu
"Don't forget to pray." - MaDear (my great grandmother)

Savannah Martin

Savannah Martin
Savannah Martin

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Marketing
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Email: shm25@txstate.edu
"Work hard in silence. Let your success be the noise." - Unknown

Lesly Martinez

Lesly Martinez
Lesly Martinez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Social Work
Hometown: Richmond, TX
Email: lam314@txstate.edu
"Nadie esta tan mal, que no pueda estar peor." 

Audrey-Anah McFatridge

Audrey-Anah McFatridge
Audrey-Anah McFatridge

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Hometown: Corpus Christi, TX
Email: akm86@txstate.edu
"All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost." - Lord of the Rings

Christian McLaurin

Christian McLaurin
Christian McLaurin

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore 
Major: Healthcare Administration
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: cbm79@txstate.edu
"She is clothed in strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future." - Proverbs 31:25

Natalie McRae

Natalie McRae
Natalie McRae

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Communication Studies
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: nlm50@txstate.edu
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Madison Savage

Madison Savage
Madison Savage

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore 
Major: English with a Teaching Certification
Hometown: Katy, TX
Email: mam696@txstate.edu
"If you can't fly, then run, if you can't run, then walk, if you can't walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward." - Martin Luther King Jr. 

Natalie Moore

Natalie Moore
Natalie Moore

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior 
Major: Exercise Sports Science
Hometown: Fort Worth, TX
Email: nsm25@txstate.edu
"Keep on running." - Unknown

Morgan Morrow

Morgan Morrow
Morgan Morrow

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior 
Major: Political Science and Spanish
Hometown: Pearland, TX
Email: mbm123@txstate.edu
"Sometimes it's the journey that teaches you a lot about your destination." - Drake

Justin Murray

Justin Murray
Justin Murray

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior 
Major: Business Management
Hometown: Sunnyvale, TX
Email: jlm393@txstate.edu
"Some people dream of success, while other people get up every morning and make it happen" - Wayne Huizenga

N'Deye Ndiaye

N'Deye Ndiaye
N'Deye Ndiaye

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior 
Major: Political International Relations
Hometown: Houston, TX 
Email: nan20@txstate.edu
"Only one life to live." - Unknown

Brooke Neuse

Brooke Neuse
Brooke Neuse

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior 
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Gonzalez, TX
Email: bnn17@txstate.edu
"Let everything you do be done in love." - Unknown

Kelly Newton

Kelly Newton
Kelly Newton

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior 
Major: Journalism and International Studies
Hometown: Mansfield, MA
Email: kpn3@txstate.edu
"Let your dreams be bigger than your fears." - Unknown

An Nguyen

An Nguyen
An Nguyen

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior 
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: ahn6@txstate.edu
"Logic will take you from A to B but imagination will take you everywhere." - Albert Einstein

Traum-Anh Nguyen

Traum-Anh Nguyen
Traum-Anh Nguyen

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Fashion Merchandising
Hometown: Frisco, TX
Email: ttn14@txstate.edu
"That’s one of the great things about music. You sing a song to 85,000 people and they’ll sing it back for 85,000 reasons." - Dave Grohl

Victoria Nguyen

Victoria Nguyen
Victoria Nguyen

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Marketing
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: van15@txstate.edu
"I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person." - Audrey Hepburn

Rebecca Oldham

Rebecca Oldham
Rebecca Oldham

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Family & Child Development
Hometown: Royse City, TX
Email: rlo34@txstate.edu
"Never think that what you have to offer is insignificant. There will always be someone out there that needs what you have to give." - Unknown

Craig Onwuasoanya

Craig O
Craig Onwuasoanya

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Biology
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: cco37@txstate.edu
"Whatever you do, aim for perfection for it is in constantly aiming for perfection that we habitually produce excellence." - Unknown

Kati Ortiz

Kati Ortiz
Kati Ortiz

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior 
Major: Special Education
Hometown: Fayetteville, NC
Email: klo44@txstate.edu
"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." - Anne Frank

Morgan Osborne

Morgan Osborne
Morgan Osborne

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Killeen, TX
Email: m_o121@txstate.edu
"Lift as you climb." - Unknown

Lauren Padalecki

Andrea Pantoja
Andrea Pantoja

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Family and Child Development
Hometown: New Braunfels, TX
Email: lmp92@txstate.edu
"To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world." –Dr. Seuss

Michael Perez

Michael Perez
Michael Perez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Exercise & Sports Science
Hometown: Bedford, TX
Email: mlp143@txstate.edu
'"You can't cry about having a lot on your plate when your goal was to eat." - Unknown

Stephanie Perez

Stephanie Perez
Stephanie Perez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Psychology and Criminal Justice
Hometown: Alamo, TX
Email: slp159@txstate.edu
"They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds." - Unknown

Desiree Price-Edwards

Desiree Price-Edwards
Desiree Price-Edwards

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: dlp136@txstate.edu
"The present was an egg laid by the past that had the future inside its shell." – Zora Neale Hurston

Molly Pixley

Molly Pixley
Molly Pixley

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Wimberley, TX
Email: mkp25@txstate.edu
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart." - Hellen Keller

Paige Poole

Paige Poole
Paige Poole

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Marketing
Hometown: Katy, TX
Email: mpp32@txstate.edu
"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vidal Sassoon

Zahria Powell

Zahria Powell
Zahria Powell

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: zpp4@txstate.edu
"Believe you can and you're halfway there." - Unknown

Sydney Priddy

Sydney Priddy
Sydney Priddy

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Manufacturing Engineering 
Hometown: Alice, TX
Email: s_p314@txstate.edu
"You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it. " - Benjamin Mee

Hector Ramirez Vazquez

Hector Ramirez Vazquez
Hector Ramirez Vazquez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Respiratory Care
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: hgr8@txstate.edu
"Dime con quien andas y te dire quien eres" "Tell me who you surround yourself with and I’ll tell you who you are" - Unknown

Kayla Richardson

Kayla Richardson
Kayla Richardson

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Early Childhood Education
Hometown: Mercedes, TX
Email: kmr142@txstate.edu
"Joy is the sound of love, the color of gratitude, and the song of hope." - Mary Davis

Joshua Robledo

Joshua Robledo
Joshua Robledo

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Wildlife Biology
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Email: j_r728@txstate.edu
"Only if we understand, will we care. Only if we care, will we help. Only if we help shall all be saved." - Jane Goodall

Tiffany Rodriguez

Tiffany Rodriguez
Tiffany Rodriguez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Nutrition
Hometown: Kyle, TX
Email: tnr21@txstate.edu
"Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire." - Unknown

Maddie Romeo

Maddie Romeo
Maddie Romeo

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Tyler, TX
Email: m_r543@txstate.edu
"Never regret anything in life. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's an experience." - Unknown

Aitiana Sanchez

Aitiana Sanchez
Aitiana Sanchez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Anthropology and Psychology
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Email: ais24@txstate.edu
"Life is really simple, yet we insist on making it complicated." - Unknown

Olivia Santamaria

Olivia Santamaria
Olivia Santamaria

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Business
Hometown: The Woodlands, TX
Email: ors9@txstate.edu
"So plant your own gardens and decorate your soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers." - Unknown

Yesenia Sauceda

Yesenia Sauceda
Yesenia Sauceda

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Exercise Sports Science
Hometown: Edinburg, TX
Email: yms11@txstate.edu
"Don’t let the world change your smile, let your smile change the world." - Unknown

Kierstyn Schaefer

Kierstyn Schaefer
Kierstyn Schaefer

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
Email: kas291@txstate.edu
"Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end." - John Lennon

Sidney Scott

Sidney Scott
Sidney Scott

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Hometown: McKinney, TX
Email: sns77@txstate.edu
"We get there when we there." - Unknown

Tiffany Serrato

Tiffany Serrato
Tiffany Serrato

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Accounting
Hometown: Munday, TX
Email: trs78@txstate.edu
"She is clothed with strength and dignity and she laughs without fear of the future."

Mary Kate Shannon

Mary Kate Shannon
Mary Kate Shannon

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Charleston, SC
Email: mks99@txstate.edu
"Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you." - Henry David Thoreau

Emari Shelvin

Emari Shelvin
Emari Shelvin

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Nursing
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: eas176@txstate.edu
"When I am afraid, I put my trust in you." - Psalm 56-3

Andie Sheppard

Andie Sheppard
Andie Sheppard

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: English
Hometown: Beaumont, TX
Email: acs102@txstate.edu
"It is better to be sad than to be angry. While anger hurts others, tears flow silently through the heart cleansing the soul." - St. Pope John Paul II

Peyton Siler

Peyton Siler
Peyton Siler

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Biology
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: pes45@txstate.edu
"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller

Zoe Simien

Zoe Simien
Zoe Simien

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Criminal Justice
Hometown: Orange, TX
Email: zms7@txstate.edu
"Everything will be alright in the end. If everything isn't alright, it's not the end."

Rickeva Smith

Rickeva Smith
Rickeva Smith

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Email: rds130@txstate.edu
"It’s all going to be worth it." - Unknown

Deanna Spearman

Deanna Spearman
Deanna Spearman

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: dss72@txstate.edu
"Never underestimate the power of being underestimated." - Eleanor Roosevelt 

Faith Stanley

Faith Stanley
Faith Stanley

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Katy, TX
Email: fns8@txstate.edu
"Strive to admire the beauty of those around you without questioning your own." - Unknown

Allie Teel

Allie Teel
Allie Teel

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Business Marketing
Hometown: Houston, TX
Email: a_t230@txstate.edu
"If you can dream it, you can do it." - Walt Disney

Makenna Timoteo

Makenna Timoteo
Makenna Timoteo

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Studio Art
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Email: myt3@txstate.edu
"There is a destiny that makes us brothers; None goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own." - Edwin Markham

Desereah Tolbert

Desereah Tolbert
Desereah Tolbert

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Elementary Education
Hometown: Castroville, TX
Email: dat94@txstate.edu
"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." - Dr. Seuss

Chloe Troupe

Chloe Troupe
Chloe Troupe

Peer Mentor

Classification: Sophomore
Major: Microbiology
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: c_t212@txstate.edu
"We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them." - Albert Einstein

Haley Rae Tucker

Haley Tucker
Haley Rae Tucker

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Business Management
Hometown: Santa Fe, TX
Email: h_t50@txstate.edu
"I’d rather have 30 minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special." - Steel Magnolias

Kianna Udenze

Kianna Udenze
Kianna Udenze

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: International Relations
Hometown: Tyler, TX
Email: kou1@txstate.edu
"An injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Isabel Valdez

Isabel Valdez
Isabel Valdez

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Exercise & Sports Science, Pre-Physical Therapy
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Email: icv3@txstate.edu
"Was it where they lost me that I finally found myself?" –Pablo Neruda

Briana Villarreal

Briana Villarreal
Briana Villarreal

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Email: brv15@txstate.edu
"Embrace the glorious mess that you are." - Elizabeth Gilbert

Dakota West

Dakota West
Dakota West

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Exercise & Sports Science, Pre-Physical Therapy
Hometown: Hudson, TX
Email: daw140@txstate.edu
"Just know, when you truly want success, you’ll never give up on it. No matter how bad the situation may get." - Unknown

Angelique Wilkinson

Angelique Wilkinson
Angelique Wilkinson

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Helotes, TX
Email: aew62@txstate.edu
"In this life we cannot always do great things, but we can do small things with great love" - Mother Teresa

JaCorey Williams

JaCorey Williams
JaCorey Williams

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Tyler, TX
Email: j_w233@txstate.edu
"My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some home style." - Maya Angelou

Kasey Wollenberg

Kasey Wollenberg
Kasey Wollenberg

Peer Mentor

Classification: Psychology
Major: Sophomore
Hometown: Belton, TX
Email: kmw187@txstate.edu
"Be yourself, everybody else is taken!" - Unknown

Joshua Ray Ybarra

Joshua Ray Ybarra
Joshua Ray Ybarra

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Electronic Media
Hometown: El Paso, TX
Email: jry20@txstate.edu
"We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are." - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Roslyn Young

Roslyn Young
Roslyn Young

Peer Mentor

Classification: Senior
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Taylor, TX
Email: r_y14@txstate.edu
"Too much of anything is too much." - All Time Low

Audrey Ziari

Audrey Ziari
Audrey Ziari

Peer Mentor

Classification: Junior
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Austin, TX
Email: a_z87@txstate.edu
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. - Wayne Gretzky" - Michael Scott