Jovani is a senior Psychology major and Chicanx-Latinx Studies minor originally from Kirkland, Washington. He currently works in the Cultural contExts, adolesceNt healTh behavioRs, & develOpment (CENTRO) Lab interested in improving mental health, identity development, and academic outcomes among first-generation and Latinx students. He hopes to use his psychology background to do educational psychology research and make an impact on educational policy. When he’s not doing data analysis instead of homework, Jovani likes to mentor, play the clarinet, and go on midnight food runs.
Mackenzie is a senior psychology major and Spanish minor from Virginia Beach, Virginia. She works in the Mental Health and Individual Differences (MIND) lab and is fascinated by personality disorders. She is a Pomona-Pitzer Swim & Dive captain, a study abroad peer mentor, and psychology TA. She hopes to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology post-graduation. When she’s not in the pool or working in Lincoln, you can probably find her hiking somewhere in the San Bernardinos or eating at Chick-fil-a. Please feel free to reach out to her with any questions about psychology or which dining hall has the best cookies!