Student Tour Guides


Kaila Teague ’22

  • Major/Minor/Concentration: International & Intercultural Studies
  • Involvements: Black Student Union and The Outback Newspaper
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Food, Culture, Power
  • Fun Fact: I once went four years without eating watermelon!

Olivia Landgraff ’22

  • Major/Minor/Concentration: Women and Gender Studies/Media Studies
  • Involvements: Pitzer Outdoor Adventures
  • Favorite Pitzer Class: Speculative Feminisms and Sustainable Futures
  • Fun Fact: I love rollercoasters!

Mariah Jenkins ’20

  • Major: Geology
  • Involvements: Robert Redford Conservancy Fellow; Member of Student Senates’ Diversity Committee; Coordinator for Tutors for a Cause
  • Fun Fact: I once snorkeled in bioluminescence.

Alejandro Valdesuso-Pinney ’20

  • Major: Psychology and Media Studies
  • Involvements: The Golden Antlers; Psychology Research Assistant; Shakedown Sounds; Huerta de Valle; Climbing Club
  • Fun Fact: I once stood in the same elevator as Enrique Iglesias.

Kailey McNeal ’21

  • Major: Political Studies
  • Involvements: Zumba; Pomona College Choir; Claremont Students for Animals
  • Fun Fact: My senior year in high school I was an extra in the Marvel show, “The Gifted,” and I was featured in the Animal Planet mini-series, “Mission Adoptable.”

Justin Coopersmith ’20

  • Major: Philosophy, Politics & Economics
  • Involvements: Tour Guide; Intramural flag football
  • Fun Fact: I am a camp counselor and an archery enthusiast.

Sophie Basseches ’20

  • Major: Sociology, Studio Art minor
  • Involvements: First-year chair of Hillel; Kohoutek planning committee
  • Fun Fact: I have my own knitting website where I sell baby clothes I make.

Emma Barker ’21

  • Major: Environmental Analysis—Sustainability and the Built Environment, Spanish minor
  • Involvements: A Cleaner Tomorrow; Milk & Honey employee; Urban Planning Club
  • Fun Fact: I built a tiny house in my backyard.

Frankie Konner ’21

  • Major: History, Computer Science minor
  • Involvements: Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy Staff Writer; volunteer with the Draper Center for Community Partnerships; Pitzer Outdoor Adventure
  • Fun Fact: I lived in the Bahamas for two years!

Juanita Man ’21

  • Major: Biology and International Relations
  • Involvements: The Student Life; Claremont Red Cross Club; biology research about sea barnacles; Pomona Self-Help Legal Access Center (NLSLA)
  • Fun Fact: My last name is ‘Man’.

Jahaan Vaswani ’21

  • Major: International Political Economy and Organizational Studies
  • Involvements: Rugby team; Photography Club
  • Fun Fact: I’ve lived in Africa, the UK, Hong Kong and India.

Danya Sauerhaft ’20

  • Major: Neuropsychology/Economics (pre-med)
  • Involvements: Pitzer’s Activities Committee (PACT); Center for Asian Pacific American (CAPAS); Balcony Board Member
  • Fun Fact: Snoop Dogg once told me that he thought I had a lot of talent.

Tyra Popovitch ’21

  • Major: Media Studies and Theatre
  • Involvements: Pomona-Pitzer Swim and Dive; Actor through the Green Room; Black Student Union; Mixed Identity Exchange Secretary/leadership
  • Fun Fact: I met Tori Kelly on my Orientation Adventure trip. She took pictures with our entire group.

Vivian Anable Eme ’22

  • Major: Neuroscience
  • Involvements: 5C Salsa Club and Pitzer Garden Club
  • Fun Fact: I once wrote a 40 page paper on chocolate!

Parker Beak ’19

  • Major: Economics and Creative Writing
  • Involvements: Pitzer Chess Club; Pitzer Climbing Club; Pitzer Brew Club; Pitzer Outdoor Adventure; Pomona Pitzer Intramural Baseball; Pitzer Orientation Leader
  • Fun Fact: I’m from Minnesota!