Pronouns: she/her

Hometown: Burbank, California

How long have you been walking backwards, leading tours? Ten months

Major: Communication

Minor: Japanese

What is your favorite thing about Davis, the town?
I love how cozy it feels! It really reminds me of Stars Hollow from the show "Gilmore Girls."

What is the most surprising thing you’ve discovered about UC Davis?
How many things students can get involved in. Exploring new opportunities really opened my eyes to how much happens at UC Davis.

How did you find your community on campus?
A lot of the friends I still have today are people I met in the dorms. But I have met a lot of other people by making study groups and joining different organizations on campus.

What challenges have you overcome as part of university life?
I was really homesick when I first moved to school, but finding a routine helped me a lot in establishing a new part of my life here at school.

Best advice you’d give to someone aiming to attend UC Davis?
Get excited, and never be afraid to try something new! This is a new phase of your life, and there is a lot to look forward to.