Alfred Herrera, MPA

Alfred Herrera, MPA

Assistant Vice Provost and Director

2217 Campbell Hall
(310) 267-4441
aherrera@college.ucla.edu

Santiago Bernal

Santiago Bernal

Assistant Director

2215 Campbell Hall
(310) 267-4438
sbernal@college.ucla.edu

Dr. Claudia Salcedo

Dr. Claudia Salcedo

Administrative Coordinator

2211 Campbell Hall
(310) 267-4437
csalcedo@college.ucla.edu

Araceli ‘Chely’ Gonzalez

Araceli ‘Chely’ Gonzalez

ELAC Program Coordinator

2213 Campbell Hall
(310) 267-4439
agonzalez@college.ucla.edu
Transferred from Santa Barbara City College

Cherry Lai, MA

Cherry Lai, MA

LAPC Program Coordinator

2213 Campbell Hall
(310) 267-4439
clai@college.ucla.edu
Transferred from East Los Angeles College

Jewel Bourne, MA

Jewel Bourne, MA

LAVC Program Coordinator

2215 Campbell Hall
(310) 267-4445
jbourne@college.ucla.edu
Transferred from Santa Monica College

Blanca Alcantara-Hershey

Blanca Alcantara-Hershey

Office Coordinator

2211 Campbell Hall
(310) 267-4441
balcantara@college.ucla.edu
Transferred from Santa Monica College

Cynamon Mantley

Cynamon Mantley

Pasadena City College Program Coordinator

2211 Campbell Hall
(310) 267-4441
cmantley@college.ucla.edu
Transferred from Pasadena City College

Gabriela Abraham

Gabriela Abraham

CCCP Program Representative

Hedrick Hall Room: 115
(310) 267-4445
gabraham@college.ucla.edu
Transferred from Los Angeles Valley College

PEER MENTORS

visit community colleges during the academic year (October-May) on a regular basis. If you would like to know when a peer mentor is visiting your site please refer to our calendar. If you would like to reach a Peer Mentor during the summer, please send an email to cccp@college.ucla.edu or call our office at (310) 267-4441.

 Read peer mentor biographies (Coming Soon)

ADAEZE ONWUKA

ADAEZE ONWUKA

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from El Camino College
Major: Molecular Cell Developmental Biology
Minor: Biomedical Research
aonwuka@college.ucla.edu

ADRIANA JARAMILLO

ADRIANA JARAMILLO

Peer Mentor

Transferred from Santa Monica College
Major: Psychology
Minor: Chicanx Studies and Education
ajaramillocastillo@college.ucla.edu

AK HAGOS

AK HAGOS

Peer Mentor at Pasadena City College

Transferred from Laney Community College
Major: Sociology
ahagos@college.ucla.edu

ALEJANDRA SANTANA

ALEJANDRA SANTANA

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Chicanx Studies and Gender Studies
asantana@college.ucla.edu

ALEJANDRO XIPECOATL JUAREZ-UGALDE

ALEJANDRO XIPECOATL JUAREZ-UGALDE

Men of Color Peer Mentor

Transferred from Mt. San Antonio College
Major: Chicanx Studies
Minor: Education
ajuarez-ugalde@college.ucla.edu

ALEJANDRO REYES

ALEJANDRO REYES

Peer Mentor

Transferred from Long Beach City College
Major: Biology
alejandror@college.ucla.edu

ALEXANDER KAN

ALEXANDER KAN

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Business Economics
akan@college.ucla.edu

ANDREW VALLES

ANDREW VALLES

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from Chaffey College
Major: History
Minor: Chicanx Studies and Education
avalles@college.ucla.edu

ANGELIQUE DORMEVIL

ANGELIQUE DORMEVIL

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Valley College

Transferred from Los Angeles Valley College
Major: African American Studies
Minor: Public Health
adormevil@college.ucla.edu

ASHLEY GUZMAN

ASHLEY GUZMAN

Scholars Program Co-Coordinator

Transferred from Citrus College
Major: Sociology
Minor: Education
aguzman@college.ucla.edu

ASTRID COLOP

ASTRID COLOP

Peer Mentor at Pasadena City College

Transferred from Santa Monica College
Major: Psychology
Minor: Education
acolop@college.ucla.edu

AYLIN AGUIRRE

AYLIN AGUIRRE

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from Grossmont College
Major: History
Minor: Anthropology and Chicanx Studies
aaguirre@college.ucla.edu

BESSIE SANCHEZ

BESSIE SANCHEZ

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Anthropology, B.A.
Minor: Education and Spanish
bsanchezrodriguez@college.ucla.edu

BOBBY REYES

BOBBY REYES

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Los Angeles Pierce College
Major: Chicanx Studies, emphasis in Art
Minor: Film
robertor@college.ucla.edu

BRENDA CORONEL

BRENDA CORONEL

Parenting Peer Mentor

Transferred from Rio Hondo College
Major: Sociology
bcoronel@college.ucla.edu

BRENDA N. GARCIA

BRENDA N. GARCIA

Social Media Assistant

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: World Arts and Cultures
brendagarcia@college.ucla.edu

BRIANA RIVERA

BRIANA RIVERA

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from Sacramento City College
Major: Biology
brivera@college.ucla.edu

CAMILLE MELARA

CAMILLE MELARA

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Los Angeles Pierce College
Major: Sociology
cmelara@college.ucla.edu

CARLOS BORRAYO

CARLOS BORRAYO

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from Santa Barbara City College
Major: Sociology and Chicanx Studies
cborrayo@college.ucla.edu

CAROLINA ELIAS

CAROLINA ELIAS

Peer Mentor at El Camino College

Transferred from El Camino College
Major: Sociology and Chicanx Studies
celias@college.ucla.edu

CHRISTIAN TURNER-SMITH

CHRISTIAN TURNER-SMITH

High School Outreach Peer Mentor

Transferred from Sacramento City College
Major: African American Studies
cturnersmith@college.ucla.edu

DEO BIGUMA

DEO BIGUMA

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Los Angeles Pierce College
Major: African American Studies
Minor: History
dbiguma@college.ucla.edu

DESTINY HERNANDEZ

DESTINY HERNANDEZ

Peer Mentor

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Neuroscience
Minor: Society and Genetics
dhenandez@college.ucla.edu

DONALD SALCEDO

DONALD SALCEDO

Native and Pacific Islander Peer Mentor

Transferred from Fullerton College
Major: American Indian Studies
Minor: Public Affairs
dsalcedo@college.ucla.edu

DYLAN AGUIRRE

DYLAN AGUIRRE

Peer Mentor at Mt. San Antonio College

Transferred from Mt. San Antonio College
Major: Psychology
Minor: Cognitive Science
daguirre@college.ucla.edu

ELIZABETH PRUDENTE

ELIZABETH PRUDENTE

Office Assistant / Peer Mentor

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Political Science
eprudente@college.ucla.edu

EMONIE G.K ROBINSON

EMONIE G.K ROBINSON

STP Peer Mentor

Transferred from Chabot College
Major: Sociology and African American Studies
erobinson@college.ucla.edu

FATIATAMA’I FOLAU

FATIATAMA’I FOLAU

Office Assistant / Peer Mentor

Transferred from Sacramento City College
Major: History
Minor: African American Studies
ffolau@college.ucla.edu

FEIXIONG WANG

FEIXIONG WANG

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Chemistry
fwang@college.ucla.edu

FRANCISCO (JAVI) OSUNA

FRANCISCO (JAVI) OSUNA

UndocuSITE Peer Mentor

Transferred from Mt. San Antonio College
Major: Sociology and Chicanx Studies
fosunazayas@college.ucla.edu

GENESYS SANCHEZ

GENESYS SANCHEZ

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Chicanx Studies and Labor and Workplace
gsanchez@college.ucla.edu

JAIR SANVICENTE

JAIR SANVICENTE

Peer Mentor at Compton College

Transferred from El Camino College
Major: Chicanx Studies
Minor: Film
jsanvicente@college.ucla.edu

JAMES GARCIA

JAMES GARCIA

Peer Mentor at Cerritos College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: History
jamesg@college.ucla.edu

JASMINE HERNANDEZ

JASMINE HERNANDEZ

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Valley College

Transferred from Los Angeles Valley College
Major: Psychology
jvhernandez@college.ucla.edu

JASMIN PORTILLO

JASMIN PORTILLO

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Trade Tech College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Sociology
jportillo@college.ucla.edu

JAZMIN ROJAS

JAZMIN ROJAS

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Mission College

Transferred from Fullerton College
Major: Sociology and Chicanx Studies
Minor: Education
jrojas@college.ucla.edu

JESSICA OSANYINPEJU

JESSICA OSANYINPEJU

Peer Mentor Glendale Community College

Transferred from Norco College
Major: Biology
Minor: Evolutionary Medicine
josanyinpeju@college.ucla.edu

JESSICA RODRIGUEZ

JESSICA RODRIGUEZ

Peer Mentor

Transferred from Santa Monica College
Major: Political Science
jdrodriguez@college.ucla.edu

JESSICA SANCHEZ GALVAN

JESSICA SANCHEZ GALVAN

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from Mt. San Antonio College
Major: Sociology and Chicanx Studies
jsanchezgalvan@college.ucla.edu

JOSELINE DE LEON

JOSELINE DE LEON

Peer Mentor at Santa Monica College

Transferred from Santa Monica College
Major: Psychology
Minor: Chicanx Studies
jdeleon@college.ucla.edu

JUAN SOLIS

JUAN SOLIS

Peer Mentor at Pasadena City College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Gender Studies and Chicanx Studies
Minor: LGBTQ Sudies and Public Health
jsolis@college.ucla.edu

KARLA LOPEZY

KARLA LOPEZY

Peer Mentor at Long Beach City College

Transferred from Long Beach City College
Major: Psychology
Minor: Biomedical Reseach and Film
klopezy@college.ucla.edu

KASSANDRA ALVARENGA

KASSANDRA ALVARENGA

Publications Assistant / Peer Mentor

Graduated from Daniel Pearl Magnet High School
Major: Art History
kalvarenga@college.ucla.edu

KATHERINE LOZANO

KATHERINE LOZANO

Peer Mentor at Santa Monica College

Transfered from Santa Monica College
Major: International Development Studies
Minor: Gender Studies
klozano@college.ucla.edu

KEVIN MARTINEZ

KEVIN MARTINEZ

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Southwest College

Transferred from El Camino College
Major: Sociology
kmartinez@college.ucla.edu

KIMBERLY HERNANDEZ

KIMBERLY HERNANDEZ

Peer Mentor

Transferred from Santa Monica College
Major: Sociology
kimberlyh@college.ucla.edu

LESLIE GARCIA

LESLIE GARCIA

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Sociology
Minor: Chicanx Studies
lgarcia@college.ucla.edu

MAGGIE PEÑA

MAGGIE PEÑA

Peer Mentor at Pasadena City College

Transferred from Fullerton College
Major: Chicanx Studies and Gender Studies
mpena@college.ucla.edu

MARCELO CONG

MARCELO CONG

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Harbor College

Transferred from San Diego Miramar College
Major: Aerospace Engineering
mcong@college.ucla.edu

MELISSA DE LA CRUZ

MELISSA DE LA CRUZ

Office Assistant / Peer Mentor

Transferred from Mt. San Antonio College
Major: Psychology
mdelacruz@college.ucla.edu

MELISSA SANTOS

MELISSA SANTOS

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Los Angeles Pierce College
Major: Sociology
Minor: Chicanx Studies
melissas@college.ucla.edu

MEELISSA TAPIA-CORTEZ

MEELISSA TAPIA-CORTEZ

Peer Mentor at Rio Hondo College

Transferred from Santa Monica College
Major: Gender Studies and History
Minor: African American Studies
mtapiacortez@college.ucla.edu

MELODY CELIS

MELODY CELIS

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Psychology
Minor: Chicanx Studies
mcelis@college.ucla.edu

MICHELLE MONTALBAN

MICHELLE MONTALBAN

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Antelope Valley College
Major: Anthropology
Minor: Global Health
mmontalban@college.ucla.edu

MIRIAM SANTANA

MIRIAM SANTANA

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Valley College

Transferred from Los Angeles Valley College
Major: American Literature and Culture and Chicanx Studies
msantana@college.ucla.edu

MISKI ABDI

MISKI ABDI

Peer Mentor at West Los Angeles College

Transferred from Grossmont College
Major: Human Biology and Society, BS
Minor: Spanish
mabdi@college.ucla.edu

NANCY OCANA

NANCY OCANA

Special Events Coordinator

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: Chicanx Studies
Minor: African American Studies
nocana@college.ucla.edu

NESTOR HERNANDEZ

NESTOR HERNANDEZ

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles City College

Transferred from Los Angeles City College
Major: Communication Studies
nhernandez@college.ucla.edu

NHUNG TON

NHUNG TON

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Los Angeles Pierce College
Major: Gender Studiess
nton@college.ucla.edu

NORA NGO

NORA NGO

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Cypress College
Major: Psychology
nngo@college.ucla.edu

PALOMA SANCHEZ

PALOMA SANCHEZ

Peer Mentor at Mt. San Antonio College

Transferred from Mt. San Antonio College
Major: History and Chicanx Studies
Minor: Public Affairs
psanchezespejel@college.ucla.edu

REBECCA REDMOND

REBECCA REDMOND

Parenting Peer Mentor

Transferred from West Los Angeles College
Major: Sociology and African American Studies
rredmond@college.ucla.edu

RYAN ASTENGO

RYAN ASTENGO

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from East Los Angeles College
Major: English
Minor: Chicanx Studies
rastengo@college.ucla.edu

SAINA ZARGANINEJAD

SAINA ZARGANINEJAD

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Los Angeles Pierce College
Major: Physiological Science
Minor: Iranian Studies
szarganinejad@college.ucla.edu

SAMIRA SINGLETON

SAMIRA SINGLETON

Peer Mentor at Santa Monica College

Transferred from Santa Monica College
Major: Anthropology
ssingleton@college.ucla.edu

SARAH SERAN BAE

SARAH SERAN BAE

Peer Mentor at Pasadena City College

Transferred from Glendale Community College
Major: Psychology
sbae@college.ucla.edu

SARAI KASHANI

SARAI KASHANI

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Valley College

Transferred from Los Angeles Valley College
Major: Sociology
Minor: Community Engagement and Social Change
skashani@college.ucla.edu

SEDA SHIRINIAN

SEDA SHIRINIAN

Peer Mentor at College of the Canyons

Transferred from Norco College
Major: Human Bio and Society
sshirinian@college.ucla.edu

SHANNYN GRACE SAYULA

SHANNYN GRACE SAYULA

Native and Pacific Islander Peer Mentor

Transferred from El Camino College and Compton College
Major: Study of Religion
Minor: Education
ssayula@college.ucla.edu

SOFIA STAEDLER

SOFIA STAEDLER

Peer Mentor at Pasadena City College

Transferred from San Diego Mesa College
Major: Sociology
sstaedler@college.ucla.edu

SOPHIE SEEHOLZER

SOPHIE SEEHOLZER

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Los Angeles Pierce College
Major: English
sseeholzer@college.ucla.edu

Stephen Isileli Tuifua

Stephen Isileli Tuifua

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Valley College

Transferred from Sacramento City College
Major: Dance
Minor: Pacific Islander Studies
stuifua@college.ucla.edu

TIFFANY PARK

TIFFANY PARK

Peer Mentor at East Los Angeles College

Transferred from Mt. San Antonio College
Major: Psychology
tpark@college.ucla.edu

TRE HILLEBRAND

TRE HILLEBRAND

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Valley College

Transferred from MiraCosta College
Major: African American Studies and Philosopphy
jhillebrand@college.ucla.edu

XAVIER POSTELL

XAVIER POSTELL

Scholars Program Co-Coordinator

Transferred from Antelope Valley College
Major: Political Science
Minor: African American Studies
xpostell@college.ucla.edu

XOCHITL MEDINA

XOCHITL MEDINA

Peer Mentor at Los Angeles Pierce College

Transferred from Los Angeles Pierce College
Major: Chicanx Studies
Minor: Education
xochitl97@em.ucla.edu

ZULEIKA BRAVO

ZULEIKA BRAVO

Peer Mentor at Antelope Valley College

Transferred from Antelope Valley College
Major: Political Science
Minor: Latin American Studies
zbravo@college.ucla.edu