Hometown: Study Areas: Languages Other Than English: About TRIO: Hobbies/Interests: Interesting Fact:
Hometown: North Logan, UT Study Areas: BA, Anthropology and History Languages Other Than English: Sarcasm Hobbies/Interests: I love movies, music, hiking, and eating pizza. Interesting Fact: I got a concussion while swimming.
Hometown: West Jordan/Kearns Study Areas: Communication and Education Languages Other Than English: I speak the Language of Love About TRIO: TRIO gives students a pathway to success. A favorite quote of mine is “to be educated
is to be able to see yourself as you are now and imagine something different” –Tara
Westover. I like being part of an organization that allows students to grow and see
themselves taking on roles they previously had only dreamed about. Our students will
break down barriers and become future leaders to other young people and the community. Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, cooking, reading, traveling, history Interesting Fact: I like fish. I’ve kept a pet fish since graduate school. I would put my fish’s tank
on my kitchen table and have dinner with him every night.
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA Study Areas: BA, Geography, Spanish and MS Teaching and Learning Languages Other Than English: Espaňol About TRIO: I love the Annex and working with an array of students. Hobbies/Interests: movies, Lakers & Liverpool FC fan, futbol, basketball, cartography and hiking Interesting Fact: I write poetry and I've been to over half of the 50 states.
Hometown: Bountiful, Utah Areas of Study: Masters of Educational Leadership and Policy: Student Affairs. Bachelors of Sociology
with a minor in Economics and certificate in Diversity. Languages other than English: None/Sass Hobbies/Interests: Dancing, video games, and social justice. Interesting Fact: I graduated with my bachelors and am getting my masters right here at the U!
Hometown: New Wilmington, PA Study Areas: English and Education Languages other than English: Some Spanish Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy hiking, reading, running, exploring the outdoors and watching movies with
family. Interesting Fact: I once almost got a liver transplant.
Hometown: Austin, Texas (Yeehaw!) Study Areas: I am civil and environmental engineering major with a planned minor in physics and
education Languages other than English: Let’s just say I am semi fluent in Spanish! Hobbies/Interests: I have always had a love for soccer and that continues to this day! I love poetry
and playing video games with mis amigos as well as collecting vinyl records! (if you
ever think of a cool vinyl let me know, I’d love to talk about it!) Interesting Fact: I received multiple division 1 offers for soccer however chose Utah for education
Hometown: Midvale, Utah Study Areas: Chemistry! Languages Other Than English: Limited American Sign Language Hobbies/Interests: I love making jewelry, watching Doctor Who, and playing with my dogs Interesting Fact: My favorite element of the Periodic Table is Aragon
Hometown: Sandy, Utah Study Areas: Political Science, Philosophy, International Relations, Spanish Languages other than English: Spanish Hobbies/Interests: Reading fantasy novels, going to museums, and watching Netflix Interesting Fact: My dream job is President of the United States of America
Hometown: Boise Idaho Study Areas: Statistics and Probability Languages Other Than English: 1 community college class in Mandarin Chinese; a childhood grwoing up hearing Taishanese
and Cantonese. Hobbies/Interests: Pinball, jigsaw puzzles, star gazing, and cooking. Interesting Fact: I have been to Hong Kong three times. I could have been born there: my mom (who is
not Chinese) visited when she was pregnant, but I was born 4 months later.
Hometown: the original Las Vegas in New Mexico Study Areas: Social Work (BSW), Graduate Candidate: Guidance & Counseling, Education Department Languages Other Than English: Understands "un poquito Espaňol" About TRIO: Seeing the huge smile on my students face upon achieving their goal Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my Lord and loved ones, arts/crafts, being outdoors (especially
the mountains, waterfalls), Danielle Steel books, movies, horseback riding, going
for long walks, going for wood, having gatherings and entertaining guests, writing
love letters, cooking and baking especially for loved ones, remembering special occasions,
learning about my family history, lending a helping hand, making people laugh, I am
a Bears, Lakers, Pirates, NMHU Cowboys, RHS Cardinals, Utah Utes and Utah Rugby fan.
I enjoy golf with my son and music with my daughter. Interesting Facts: I have two adult children, 4 siblings: twin brothers, younger brother and younger
sister. My parents and brothers are Marines, the youngest retired. I had 2 pet alligators
when younger. I would like to visit each state with my children, buy my own home,
take my mom to the Holy Lands, take my pops to visit my aunties, restore a '57 Chevy
pickup like my pops had, sponsor a scholarship in my children's name. I was the recipient
of the Perlman Award
Hometown: Kearns, UT Study Areas: Health Society and Policy, Business, and Sociology Languages Other Than English: Espaňol About TRIO: Being involved with TRIO has allowed me to support students from intersectional
identities. I enjoy welcoming individuals into the TRIO office and sharing my experience
with them. Hobbies/Interests: Listening to podcasts (True Crime & Scary Stories), watching movies,
and exploring different coffee drinks. Interesting Facts: I own two black cats (Simba & Luna), a leopard gecko (Ollie), and
I am a cancer survivor
Hi! I am Liza, the math tutor in the TRIO Office. I am currently pursuing a bachelor's
in mathematics here at the U. I am originally from Utah County, where I spent my
entire life. I do unfortunately only speak English, but I have wanted to learn Spanish
as a second language. I am pretty low-key, I just like reading, playing games, and
baking, but I also love to serve and help others. I am super excited to be a part
of the TRIO team!
Hometown: Salt Lake City (from the west side with love), UT Study Areas: Ethnic Studies Languages Spoken: English, Spanish, Spanglish. About TRIO: I have been part of TRIO since the 10th grade. If it weren’t for TRIO, I wouldn’t
be here writing this biography. I represented TRIO UB at the UOFU at the ASPIRE Conference
in May of 2020. I've been a recipient of the ASPIRE Scholarship twice. #TRIOWORKS Hobbies/Interests: I like to work on my 93’ Mazda Miata, travel, dance and listen to a broad range of
music. Interesting Fact: I would rather be in California, and I am missing half my right lung due to a benign
tumor, and I was left with a 21cm scar on my right side. :)
Hometown: I was born in Oregon, but moved to Salt Lake City when I was three years
old, so I consider myself a Utahan through and through
Study Areas: Spanish, Latin American Studies
Languages other than English: I started learning Spanish when I was in Kindergarten
and have been fluent now for quite some time.
Hobbies/Interests: I love Jesus, reading, drawing, painting, playing video games,
spending time with family and friends and most importantly making sure my cats get
the proper attention!
Interesting Fact: I absolutely love Latin American cultures, as well as learning
about other cultures from around the world. I hope to learn even more while working
Hometown: West Jordan, UT Languages other than English: Ubbi Dubbi and minimal Turkish Study Areas: BA and MA in English; current PhD student for Education Leadership and Policy Hobbies/Interest: Baking, Cooking, traveling, reading, and crocheting (secretly a 90 year old lady) Interesting Fact: I once got stranded on an inflatable rowboat in Wales
Hometown: Evergreen, Colorado Languages: English Study Areas: Biomedical Engineering Hobbies/Interest: Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Cooking and Reading Interesting Fact: My favorite animal is an otter.
Hometown: Ogden, Utah Study Areas: M.Ed (Educational Leadership & Policy): BA (Sociology, Anthropology, and Psychology) Languages Other Than English: Spanish Hobbies/Interests: reading, painting, running, baking, and thrifting Interesting Fact: I have an identical twin sister