Past Ambassadors

 

Jasmine Cazares-Lopez
Former Ambassador

Jasmine is a biology major at Cañada College and aspires to be a veterinarian. Her biggest hobby is being an Aztec dancer. She likes being a Campus Ambassador because she likes to help people.

Cathleen Espinoza
Former Ambassador

Cathleen Espinoza graduated from Woodside High School in 2018 and is now in her third year at Cañada College. She plans to transfer to San Jose State University in Fall 2021 where she will be continuing her studies in Computer Engineering. She is a part of the Promise Scholars Program at Cañada. In her free time, she enjoys watching Marvel movies and baking. She loves being a Campus Ambassador because she’s able to help students and give back to the community!

Janelly Hernandez
Former Ambassador

Janelly graduated from Sequoia High School. She is now going on to her second year at Cañada College majoring in Interior Design. She would like to transfer over to San Jose State University and also join the cheerleading team. Janelly's favorite hobbies are drawing, painting, crafting, designing, and doing make up. Janelly is a Puentista and is also part of EOPS, Sparkpoint and Promise.

Sequoia High School Alumni

Kaylee Juarez Arias
Former Ambassador

Kaylee is an international student from Mexico. Kaylee loves meeting new people, helping and speaking to others. She speaks Spanish, and English as a second language. In her free time she loves doing research, and traveling to different cities as much as possible. She loves languages, and she loves exploring different ways of saying “Hello!” in other languages.

International Student

Adrian Afif
Former Ambassador

Adrian Afif is a transfer student from CSU, Chico. After realizing he wasn't following his true passion of being a filmmaker, Adrian moved back to his home of the Bay Area to go to community college, until he is ready to transfer to a 4-year university in SoCal. Adrian is also an ambassador for the Promise Program, an ESO Adelante Peer Mentor, the President of the Associated Students of Cañada College. In his free time, Adrian loves writing scripts and turning those scripts into short films. He won two awards for his short film, "I Do Not Fear You", which was also accepted into the 2020 Cannes Film Festival.

Jesus Robles
Former Ambassador

Jesus Robles graduated from Woodside high school and is now at Cañada college preparing to transfer to a 4-year university. Jesus is a computer science major with aspirations to minor in 3D animation. In his free time Jesus loves to work on his 3D animations and to have fun with friends.

Gayle Wilson
Former Ambassador

Gayle is from Southern California. After acquiring her B.A. in Psychology from Marymount California University, Gayle moved to Redwood City in order to work at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. She fell in love with Redwood City and decided to stay in Northern California to complete some prerequisite courses for Medical School at Cañada College. Gayle aspires to attend either Stanford Medical School or Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine upon finishing her prerequisite courses.

Redondo Union High School Alumni

Aidan Stevens
Former Lead Ambassador

Aidan graduated from Sequoia High School Independent Study Program after studying concurrently at Cañada for two years. He is planning to transfer to the Colorado School of Mines to pursue a career in the field of engineering. In addition to school, he enjoys music especially choral singing and piano.

Sequoia High School Alumni

Brandon Gutierrez
Former Ambassador

Brandon graduated from Half Moon Bay High School. He is planning to transfer to pursue a career in teaching as a high school level history teacher. Brandon enjoys music and spends his free time playing basketball.

Half Moon Bay High School Alumni

Guillermo Eli Lopez
Former Ambassador

Guillermo (Memo) Lopez, has Graduated from Everest Public highschool and is currently focusing on Art and developing his skills in the Art world. He chose Cañada College for its many programs and opportunities as well as the financial help that Cañada has to offer. Eventually he plans on working in Animation and possibly working on the next big animated film.

Everest Public High School Alumni

Josh Valdez
Former Ambassador

A resident from Redwood City for nearly 18 years, Joshua Valdez has graduated from Summit Prep High school. Joshua is currently pursuing a double major in both Psychology and in Dance. He saw Cañada as his best choice as he plans to transfer to UC Irvine within the next 2 to 3 years. He strives to one day become a well-known choreographer and perhaps be seen in the next Step Up movies as we all know there will be more.

Summit Preparatory High School Alumni

Madeline Reyes
Former Ambassador

Madeline graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School. After long orientations at different schools, Cañada College was her final destination. Cañada’s close knit community helped Madee work hard and succeed in her classes as she explores different career paths. Her goal is to equip herself with the tools to help people in her community and beyond. She also enjoys club activities and is an active member in Cañada’s Glee Club and Intervarsity.

Menlo-Atherton High School Alumni

Gabriela Ramirez
Former Lead Ambassador

Gabriela was raised in San Mateo and graduated from Hillsdale High School. She is currently working to become a Social Worker and is in her second year.

Hillsdale High School Alumni

Kenneth Kron
Former Ambassador

Kenneth graduated from Middle College after attending Menlo-Atherton High School. He is currently working on transferring to a 4 year university while completing his prerequisites for medical school. Kenneth enjoys archery and rock climbing.

Menlo-Atherton High School / Middle College Alumni

Guidance Gunundu
Former Ambassador

Guidance is an international student from Zimbabwe who is currently studying Digital Art and 3D Animation on the Global Becca Scholarship. Guidance is the Commissioner of Design and Marketing on the Student Senate for the 2017-2018 term, a Student Ambassador in the Outreach Department, and a distinguished student representative at the Academic Senate meetings. He hopes to transfer to University of Southern California where he plans to double major in Graphic Design and 3D animation.

International Student

Nicki Dulmage
Former Lead Ambassador

Nicki graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School. He is planning on becoming a marine biologist and researching leopard seals and other marine mammals in Antarctica. Nicki enjoys rock climbing and archery.

Menlo-Atherton High School Alumni

 

Jaynar de la Cruz Ochoa
Ambassador

Jaynar de la Cruz Ochoa has been a Student Ambassador for the past 2 years. She is now ready to transfer to SoCal as a Film and Television Production major with a minor in Chicano Studies and French. She is currently attending Cañada College, CSM. and De Anza College. Her dream career would be to become a director and producer for feature films; not just in the U.S, but international as well.

Sequoia High School Alumni

Sindy Palma
Ambassador

Sindy is a currently Medical Assisting student, she wants to major in Nursing. Sindy is a Student Ambassador and Peer Mentor in Eso! Adelante Program. Also, Sindy is an ESL Former Student and she wants to transfer to a 4-year university or to San Francisco State University. Some of Sindy’s hobbies are watching non-fiction series, reading magazines, and hiking.

Cecilia Miranda Sousa
Ambassador

Continuing Student