Texas A&M University-Kingsville



HEART Project peer mentors standing on Pepsi field in Javelina Stadium.

HEART Project Mentors
Left to Right: Janie Villanueva, Brian Goulden-Brady, Zoe Garcia, Alyssa Trejo, Maielah Davis, Sarena Pena, Cay Cappadona.

Mentors will provide enhanced services across campus by engaging students in the Javelina community to foster a sense of belonging and help build the practical skills to be successful. Mentors will cultivate peer support groups, provide academic workshops including time management and study skills, offer drop in one-on-one mentoring and invite students to attend campus events with the HEART Project. 

Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Minor: Music

Hometown: San Benito, Texas

Fun Fact: "I grew up raising many animals, like 200 chickens and about 20 horses."

Major:Mechanical Engineering
Minor: Aerospace Engineering

Hometown: Hutto, Texas

Fun Fact: "I run everyday!"

Major: General Studies

Hometown: Harlingen, Texas

Fun Fact: "I'm a Houston Astros fan."

Major: General Business

Hometown: Kingsville, Texas

Fun Fact: "I'm a Javelina Cheerleader."

Major: Electrical Engineering

Hometown: Mission, Texas

Fun Fact: "My current favorite genre of music is j-pop (Japanese pop)."

Major: Architectural Engineering
Minor Business

Hometown: Zapata, Texas

Fun Fact: "I played tennis for 4 years."

Major: Chemical Engineering
Minor: Business

Hometown: Edinburg, Texas

Fun Fact: "My hair is measured at 12 inches long at this point in time."

Major: Criminology

Hometown: Pearsall, Texas

Fun Fact: "I can fish and hunt for hours."