Past Ambassadors


Aidan Stevens Lead Ambassador

Sequoia High School Alumni

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.


Brandon Gutierrez Ambassador

Half Moon Bay High School Alumni

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.


Guillermo Eli Lopez Ambassador

Everest Public High School Alumni

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.


Josh Valdez Ambassador

Summit Preparatory High School Alumni

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.


Madeline Reyes Ambassador

Menlo-Atherton High School Alumni

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.


Gabriela Ramirez Lead Ambassador

Hillsdale High School Alumni

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


Jaynar De La Cruz Ambassador

Sequoia High School Alumni

Jaynar De La Cruz graduated from Sequoia High School in June of 2017. She wants to double major in both Theater and Film Production. In two years, she wishes to transfer to either USC to UCLA.


Kenneth Kron Ambassador

Menlo-Atherton High School / Middle College Alumni

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.


Guidance Gunundu Ambassador

International Student

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.