Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Student Success

Peer Mentor Biographies

francisco_tapia Name: Francisco Tapia
Major: Chemical Engineering
Minor: Math
Hometown: Houston, TX
High School: Chester Nimitz High School
Classification: Sophomore
Extracurricular Activities: Recruitment Chair for Campus Activities Board (CAB), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICHE)
liana_ruiz Name: Liana Ruiz
Major: Biology
Minor: Psychology
Hometown: Kingsville, TX
High school: H.M King
Classification: Senior
Extracurricular Activities: Working out and raising my 3 year old son, Sebastian.
sarah_chapa Name:  Sarah Chapa
Major:  Fashion and Interiors Merchandising
Minor:  Business
Hometown:  Orange Grove, TX
High School:  Orange Grove High School
Classification:  Junior
Extracurricular Activities:  FIM Group, Orientation Leader, Javelina Camp Pack Leader, SGA, Pep Talk
manny_guadarrama Name:  Manny Guadarrama
Major:  Biology
Minor:  Chemistry
Hometown:  Kyle, TX
High School:  Jack C. Hays High School
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities:  Omega Delta Phi Fraternity Inc., SGA, Intra Fraternity Council
victor_carrasco Name:  Victor Carrasco
Major:  Kinesiology, Exercise Science Emphasis (Pre-Physical Therapy)  
Hometown:  Mercedes, TX
High School:  Mercedes High School
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities:  Orientation Leader, Physical Therapy Internship, Recreational Therapy Internship, Senior Senator for SGA, Physical Therapy Observation Hours
lindsey_pierce Name:  Lindsay Pierce
Major:  Communications
Minor:  Psychology 
Hometown:  Bishop, TX
High School:  Bishop High School
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities:  TAMUK Speech & Debate
lesley_lozano Name:  Leslie Lozano
Major:  Fashion Interior Merchandising
Hometown:  Rio Hondo, TX
High School:  Rio Hondo High
Classification:  Sophomore
Extracurricular Activities:  Baptist Student Ministry, Fashion Interior Merchandising Group, CAB
michael_justin_ortega Name:  Michael Justin Ortega
Major:  Industrial Technology
Minor:  Business
Hometown:  Bishop, TX
High School:  Bishop High School
Classification:  Junior
Extracurricular Activities:  Workout, Play Sports, Fishing and other Outdoor Activities, Hang out with Family and Friends
felice_delgado Name:  Felice Delgado
Major:  Sports Management
Minor:  Business
Hometown:  New Braunfels, TX
High School:  New Braunfels High School
Classification:  Junior
Extracurricular Activities:  Theta Phi Alpha, Listening to Music, Working Out
victoria_rogerio Name:  Victoria Rogerio 
Major: Psychology
Minor: Anthropology
Hometown: Laredo, TX
High School: United High School
Classification: Junior
Extracurricular Activities: Reading, exercising, singing, mentoring, cooking
jennifer_dominguez Name:  Jennifer Dominguez
Major:  Communications/Journalism
Minor:  English & Psychology
Hometown:  San Antonio, TX
High School:  Providence High School
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities:  Alpha Sigma Alpha
veronica_pena Name:  Veronica Pena
Major:  Bio-Medical Sciences
Minor:  Chemistry
Hometown:  Port Lavaca, TX
High School:  Calhoun High School
Classification:  Sophomore
Extracurricular Activities:  Alpha Sigma Alpha, Studying, Working Out, Pre-pharmacy Association, Pre-Optometry Professional Society
suzzane_villarreal Name:  Suzanne Villarreal
Major:  Criminology
Minor:  Art
Hometown:  Port Isabel, Texas
Highschool:  Port Isabel High School
Classification:  Junior
Extracurricular Activities:  Alpha Sigma Alpha, Criminology Club, Working Out, Graphic Design
adrian_olivarez Name:  Adrian Olivarez
Major:  Management
Minor:  Psychology
Hometown:  Kingsville, TX
High School:  HM King
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities:  Delta Sigma Pi, Big Event
yvonne_saldiver Name:  Yvonne Saldivar  
Major:  Accounting & Finance  
Minor:  Information Systems in Control and Audit
Hometown:  Raymondville, TX  
High School:  Raymondville High School
Classification: Junior  
Extracurricular Activities:  Alpha Sigma Alpha, Delta Sigma Pi, Accounting Society, Honor’s College, Alpha Lambda Delta
joshua_prado Name:  Joshua Prado
Major:  Pre-Physical Therapy
Hometown:  Orange Grove, TX
High School:  Orange Grove High School
Classification:  Junior
Extracurricular Activities:  Track, Running, Hanging Out with Friends
matthew_nuernberg Name:  Matthew Nuernberg
Major:  Wildlife
Hometown:  La Vernia, TX
High School:  La Vernia High School
Classification:  Junior
Extracurricular Activities:  Wildlife Society, Archery Club, Block and Bridle
hannah_briones Name:  Hannah Briones
Major:  Education
Hometown:  Robstown
High School:  Robstown High School
Classification:  Junior
Extracurricular Activities:  Shopping, Crafting, Dancing, Decorating, Watching TV, Pandora
kacie_ide Name:  Kacie Ide
Major:  Animal Science
Hometown:  Corpus Christi, TX
High School:  Tuloso Midway
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities:  Block and Bridle, Horseback Riding
valerie_tijerina Name:  Valerie Tijerina
Major:  Counseling and Guidance
Hometown:  Van Vleck, Texas 
High School: Van Vleck High School
Classification:  Graduate Student
Extracurricular Activities:  Alpha Sigma Alpha, Hang Out with Friends
michael_kilburn

Name:  Michael Kilburn
Major:  Chemical Engineering
Hometown:  Dallas, Texas
High School:  Mesquite High School
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities:  Basketball, Weight Lifting, Sony Playstation

mario_hernandez Name:  Mario Hernandez III
Major:  Exercise Science Pre-Physical Therapy
Hometown:  Robstown, TX
High School:  Robstown High School
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities: Student Government Association, Zeta Mu Chapter of Phi Epsilon Kappa Fraternity, Ultimate Frisbee, Swimming, Soccer, Slow-Pitch Softball, Shooting Pool, Xbox, Netflix, Watching Football (Houston Texans fan),Traveling
adrian_ramirez Name:  Adrian Ramirez
Major:  Communication Sciences and Disorders
Minor:  Psychology
Hometown:  Taft, TX
High School:  Taft High School
Classification:  Senior
Extracurricular Activities:  National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA), Working with Students

justice_payne-tyson

Name: Justice Payne-Tyson
Major:  Psychology.
Minor:  Criminology.
Hometown:  Paterson, New Jersey.
High School:  Paterson Charter/Eastside High.
Classification
:  Junior.
Extracurricular Activities:  Working Out, Writing Music.
morgan_hunter

Name:  Morgan Hunter
Major:  Communications Science & Disorders
Minor:  Psychology
Hometown:  Odem, TX
High School:  Odem High School
Classification:  Sophomore
Extracurricular Activities: CAB, NSSHLA, CSO

katherine_trevino

Name:  Katherine Trevino
Major:  Criminology
Hometown:  Rio Grande City, TX
High School:  Rio Grande High School
Classification:  Sophomore
Extracurricular Activities: Track and Field

haley_kuyatt

Name:  Haley Kuyatt
Major:  Education
Minor:  Math
Hometown:  Kingsville, TX
High School:  Santa Gertrudis Academy
Classification:  Sophomore
Extracurricular Activities: Hanging Out, Football Games, Volleyball Games

demarcus_kelly

Name:  Demarcus Kelly
Major:  Bio-Medical Sciences, Pre-Pharmacy
Minor:  Radio/Communications
Hometown:  Houston, TX
High School:  Nimitz High School
Classification:  Sophomore
Extracurricular Activities: DJ, CAB, Student Activities




    This page was last updated on: October 11, 2011