StepUp Utah College Ambassadors

The StepUp Utah College Ambassadors actively engage in Utah high schools and junior high schools to help 8th-12th grade students prepare for success in higher education. Meet and learn more about the 2018-19 StepUp Ambassadors below!

 

Anthony Do StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Anthony Do

University of Utah

Graduated from : Taylorsville HS

Fun Fact: “In the 6th grade, I won the spelling bee.”

 

 

Christina Tran - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Christina Tran

University of Utah

Graduated from: Cottonwood HS

Fun Fact: “I occasionally sleep, eat, and play video games.”

 

 

Cora Fossen - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Cora Fossen

Westminster College

Graduated from: Cottonwood HS

Fun Fact: “I’ve seen every episode of The Office at least four times.”

 

 

Dallas Carter - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Dallas Carter

Weber State University

Graduated from: Syracuse HS

Fun Fact: “I own my own business.”

 

 

Don Ly - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Don Ly

University of Utah

Graduated from: Hunter HS

Fun Fact: ” I do not like avocados.”

 

 

Eden Gillette - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Eden Gillette

Brigham Young University

Graduated from: Springville HS

Fun Fact: “I have a fish named Rafael.”

 

 

Geraldin Olmedo Estrada - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Geraldin Olmedo Estrada

Utah State University

Graduated from: West HS

Fun Fact: “My favorite food is chilaquiles.”

 

 

Hannah Trevort - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Hannah Trevort

Utah State University – Nephi Campus

Graduated from: Payson HS

Fun Fact: “I am a full-time student with two adorable little boys and a very handsome husband.”

 

 

Joshua Cardenas - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Joshua Cardenas

Salt Lake Community College

Graduated from: Cyprus HS

Fun Fact: “I am Peruvian and have visited Machu Picchu and the Nazca lines.”

 

 

Katie Datzman - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Katie Datzman

USU Eastern

Graduated from: Carbon HS

Fun Fact: “I have an unhealthy amount of knowledge about cats.”

 

 

Kennedy Moser - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Kennedy Moser

Weber State University

Graduated from: Fremont HS

Fun Fact: “I studied abroad in South Korea.”

 

 

Leslie Salamanca-Sotelo - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Leslie Salamanca-Sotelo

University of Utah

Graduated from: Wasatch HS

Fun Fact: “I’ve had the privilege of meeting activist Dolores Hureta, who co-founded the UFW with Cesar Chavez.”

 

 

Megan Davis - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Megan Davis

Utah Valley University

Graduated from: Juab HS

Fun Fact: “I love to travel and have visited 6 countries so far.”

 

 

Natania Kapoor - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Natania Kapoor

Weber State University

Graduated from: Clearfield HS

“I’m a pre-med student studying to be a pediatrician”

 

 

Miles Schaffer - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Miles Schaffer

University of Utah

Graduated from: American International School of Utah (AISU)

Fun Fact: “I learned to weld in the first grade.”

 

 

Nubia Gutierrez - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Nubia Gutierrez

Utah State University

Graduated from: Ben Lomond HS

Fun Fact: “I teach and do yoga.”

 

 

Obaidullah Barakzai - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Obaidullah Barakzai

Westminster College

Graduated from: American International School of Utah (AISU)

Fun Fact: “One of my favorite quotes is from Henry Ford: “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”

 

 

Paola Cervantes - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Paola Cervantes

University of Utah

Graduated from: West HS

Fun Fact: “I like to learn about other cultures, their history, traditions, and society.”

 

Sione Siaki - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Sione Siaki

USU Eastern

Graduated from: Copper Hills HS

Fun Fact: “I want to be the first Tongan filmmaker to win an Oscar.”

 

 

Vivian Lee - StepUp Utah Ambassador

 

Vivian Lee

University of Utah

Graduated from: Copper Hills HS

Fun Fact: “My musical interests are diverse – from Disney to Metal, with everything in between except Country.”