Tour Guides

Maddy Bunnenberg-Ross '19

Name: Maddy Bunnenberg-Ross ’19

Major: Organismal Biology
Involvements: Asian Pacific American Coalition, MIX club
Fun Fact: I can whistle in 4 different ways

Prince Chabveka '19

Name: Prince Chabveka ’19

Major: Accounting
Involvements: Green Bike Program, IGLAS fellow, 5C slam
Fun Fact: I have English names even though its my third language

Name: Jennifer Kaku ’18

Major: Anthro/ASAM
Involvements: Asian Pacific American Coalition, Sponsor Program, CAPAS, IGLAS Fellow
Fun Fact: I lived in Tokyo, Japan for two years.

AJ Leon '18

Name: AJ Leon ’18

Major: Economics, Public Policy Analysis with focus in EA
Involvements: Claremont Climate Justice, Investment Club, Finance and Accounting, 5C Cycling
Fun Fact: I am a transportation geek- ask me about any urban transit infrastructure if you want to see my nerdy-side come out

William Ortiz '19

Name: William Ortiz ’19

Major: Organizational Studies
Involvements: C3: The Claremont Comicbook Community, Media Arts Gaming and Entertainment (MAGE), Latinx Student Union, First-Gen Club, Archery Club, Ultimate Frisbee, Grovehouse Committee
Fun Fact: I’m a huge comic book fan!

Parker Beak '19

Name: Parker Beak ‘19

Major/Minor/Concentration: Economics and Creative Writing Double Major
Involvement: Pitzer Chess Club, Pitzer Climbing Club, Pitzer Brew Club, Pitzer Outdoor Adventure, Pomona Pitzer Intramural Baseball, and Pitzer Orientation Leader
Fun Fact: I’m from Minnesota!

Alejandro Valdesuso-Pinney '20

Name: Alejandro Valdesuso-Pinney ‘20

Major/Minor/Concentration: Psychology and Media Studies
Involvement: The Golden Antlers, Psychology Research Assistant, Shakedown Sounds, Huerta de Valle, and Climbing Club
Fun Fact: I once stood in the same elevator as Enrique Iglesias.


Danya Sauerhaft '20

Name: Danya Sauerhaft ‘20

Major/Minor/Concentration: Neuropsychology/Economics (pre-med)
Involvement: 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.

Justin Coopersmith '20

Name: Justin Coopersmith ‘20

Major/Minor/Concentration: Philosophy, Politics & Economics
Involvement: Tour Guide, Intramural flag football
Fun Fact: I am a camp counselor and an archery enthusiast

Estefania Gallo '18

Name: Estefania Gallo ‘18

Major/Minor/Concentration: Gender and Feminist Studies
Involvement:  Latinx Student Union, Resident Assistant, Research Assistant, Acapella
Fun Fact: I sang in a competitive vocal jazz group throughout high school

Mariah Jenkins '20

Name: Mariah Jenkins ‘20

Major/Minor/Concentration: Geology
Involvement: I am a Robert Redford Conservancy Fellow, Member of Student Senates’ Diversity Committee, Coordinator for Tutors for a Cause
Fun Fact: I once snorkeled in bioluminescence

Name: Jo Huang ’19

Major/Minor/Concentration: Linguistics and Organizational Studies double major 
Involvement: Linguistics TA, Claremont Chinese Student Association, Pitzer International Student Association, on campus research 
Fun Fact: I was the only Chinese exchange student in the 6th biggest city (Tilly Town!!!!) in the Netherlands for a semester


Name: Kailey McNeal ’21

Major/Minor/Concentration: Political Studies  
Involvement: 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”

Sophie Basseches '20

Name: Sophie Basseches ’20

Major/Minor/Concentration: Sociology and Studio Art Minor
Involvement: First Year chair of Hillel, Kohoutek planning committee
Fun Fact: I have my own knitting website where I sell baby clothes I make

Name: Emma Barker ‘21

Major/Minor/Concentration: Environmental Analysis – Sustainability and the Built Environment (and Spanish minor)
Involvement: A Cleaner Tomorrow, Milk & Honey employee, Urban Planning Club 
Fun Fact: I built a tiny house in my backyard.

Name: Jahaan Vaswani ‘21

Major/Minor/Concentration: International Political Economy and Organizational Studies 
Involvement: Rugby team, Photography Club 
Fun Fact: I’ve lived in Africa, the UK, Hong Kong and India.

Name: Juanita Man ‘21

Major/Minor/Concentration: Biology
Involvement: 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’.

Name: Tyra Popovich ’21

Major/Minor/Concentration: Media Studies and Theatre
Involvement: 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 OA trip. She took pictures with our entire group

Name: Frankie Konner ‘21

Major/Minor/Concentration: History and Computer Science minor
Involvement: Claremont Journal of Law and Public Policy Staff Writer, volunteer with the Draper Center for Community Partnerships, POA
Fun Fact: I lived in the Bahamas for two years!