Texas A&M University-Kingsville



MentorsFall2023atJerniganLibraryLeft to Right: Colton Pruett, Cay Cappadona, Sarena Pena, Derey Ramirez, Amanda Luera, and Shawn Estrada.

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: Criminology

Hometown: Pearsall, Texas

Favorite Javelina tradition: Fall and Spring festival turkey legs

Aspirations for the coming year: Do well in my Masters program here at TAMUK

Major: Psychology

Hometown: San Angelo, Texas 

Favorite Javelina tradition: Fall festival activities 

Aspirations for the coming year: Attend graduate school to pursue a Specialist Degree in School Psychology

Major: Sociology
Minor: Kinesiology

Hometown: Alice, Texas

Favorite Javelina tradition: Javelina Camp

Aspirations for the coming year: Get a scholarship or internship in my major to help prepare for my senior year

Major: Chemical Engineering

Hometown: Edinburg, Texas

Favorite Javelina tradition: Watching the bell tower light up at night after home football games

Aspirations for the coming year: Broaden my knowledge of the energy industry with my major and hopefully get my second summer internship

Major: Architectural Engineering
Minor: Business Administration

Hometown: Zapata, Texas

Favorite Javelina tradition: Annual Javelina hog call

Aspirations for the coming year: Get my first internship