She loves Philz coffee and wearing flip flops, and, outside of class and the dance studio, you can find her stashing away Hagoromo chalk in Millikan (likely), sleeping in front of the Living Room fireplace (more likely), or eating curly fries at the Hub (most likely). Majors: International Relations & Romance Languages. Selena can sum up her passions in three words: politics, foreign languages, and education. Whether it’s reading the news over breakfast in Frank dining hall, having conversations about how cool Spanish and French are (and every other language, of course), or tutoring on the weekends, Selena loves being involved with the Pomona community–especially Admissions.
Lane Technical College Preparatory High School, Chicago, IL. Majors: International Relations & Russian-East European Studies. Kamil is heavily involved with various political groups and co-founded the College Democrats Chapter. As a Russian department liaison, he organizes cultural events and is an editor for the Department journal. In his spare time he attempts to make latté art and is an avid record collector. Having spent most of her life in New England, Chloe enjoys taking advantage of the warm, sunny weather in Claremont by spending time outside. Her other interests include writing for The Student Life newspaper, eating at Pepo Melo in the Claremont Village, stocking up on snacks at Trader Joe’s, and exploring L.A. Chloe lived in Nigeria in West Africa for a year and hopes to do more traveling through one of Pomona’s study abroad programs. Major: Undecided, potentially Math and Gender & Women’s Studies.
From a small town in central Pennsylvania, Chris enjoys the occasional existential crisis, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that he loves learning a little bit about everything in classic liberal arts fashion. He leads a relatively uninteresting life, but you can catch him jamming to music in his room, playing guitar, or writing when he’s not doing work. United World College of South East Asia, Singapore. Prior to joining Pomona, Lukas served as an Infantry Sergeant in the Singapore military for two years and swam on the national team for seven years. Outside of touring, Lukas is an NCAA National Swimming Champion and 13-time All-American, member of the Pomona-Pitzer Swim and Dive Team, a computer science research assistant, a web assistant/developer for the College, and a member of AI and cryptocurrency clubs. Baldy, heading with friends to Laguna Beach for clear waters, or exploring L.A. Majors: Economics & Public Policy Analysis (PPA) with an economics concentration. When not giving tours, Gillian can be found eating Trader Joe’s snacks, watching The West Wing and playing with her dog, Maple. Gillian hopes to one day overcome her fear of heights and climb the leaning tree in Marston Quad, but for now she is content with sitting on the beautiful and well-manicured lawn while people approach her and ask to pet her amazing dog. Though this Minneapolis native will tease her friends about how "California weather makes you spoiled," Sam can often be found enjoying the sunny weekends outside as an Outdoor Education Center staff member or On The Loose trip leader. Sam also participates in the Pomona Model UN team, Judicial Council, and various intermural sports, including soccer and badminton. Her favorite research project is on which 5C dining hall has the best hot chocolate, so be sure to ask on the tour! Major/Minor: Computer Science, potentially Middle Eastern Studies or Spanish (minor) A fan of any comedy show she can find, Charlotte splits her time between the computer science department and On The Loose, Pomona’s outdoors club. When she isn’t on a trip, she’s planning her next one, and you can rely on her to guide you to all the beautiful vistas of Southern California (feel free to ask for her detailed spreadsheet of itineraries). Hanoi-Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, Hanoi, Vietnam. Besides giving tours, Phuong’s favorite activities are enjoying the beautiful California sunshine outside the Sagehen Café and curling up in the cozy living room inside the Smith Campus Center. When she is not studying, she can be found practicing hand lettering with her fancy brush pens or lying on Marston Quad reading her favorite books. She loves her college experience and can’t wait to show you how amazing Pomona is. Jacob’s history major has a concentration in Asian history. On campus, he is heavily involved with AAMP (Asian American Mentor) and enjoys the warm climate of Southern California, the suburban atmosphere of Claremont, playing basketball, watching Korean dramas, and listening to The Fray. Major: Public Policy Analysis (PPA) with a Chemistry concentration. Born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, Cade enjoys everything California has to offer, from the mountains to the beaches. Besides giving tours, Cade is on the Pomona Mock Trial Team and the Claremont Climbing Team. He also loves drinking coffee in the Village, reading on Marston Quad, and taking naps in the Smith Campus Center.
In the future, he is potentially interested in attending law school. Ethan can be seen regularly making boba at Milk and Honey, waiting for the Thatcher elevator with his double bass, and boarding a little too fast past Marston Quad. He loves artists such as Hyukoh, Zion T., and Sam Kim, and outside of class you may find him secretly getting a drink at Tocaja, backpacking up the Thatcher stairs, or stopping to nap on Marston Quad. Major/Minor: Media Studies with a concentration in Digital Media, potentially French (minor) Interested in how technology can advance storytelling, Kendall watches Netflix and scrolls Instagram for their digital media studies homework.
In their free time, Kendall can be found being creative in the Hive, memorizing lines in Seaver Theater, or coordinating the gay agenda.