2016 – 2017 CAA Alumni Scholars

The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) congratulates our incoming 2016–17 Alumni Scholars. 25 TAAP, 25 KASP, and 650 TLA scholars have been selected out of 13,000 applicants. It is with confidence and enthusiasm that we look forward to seeing this new cohort of Alumni Scholars make an incredible impact on our campus.

We have accomplished many of our goals with CAA Alumni Scholarships but none of it is possible without the help of the hundreds of alumni volunteers who participate in the application readings and finalist interviews. Every year, many loyal volunteers dedicate their time to helping us find the next class of inspirational leaders at UC Berkeley.

Please join us in acknowledging and congratulating our 2016 – 17 incoming Alumni Scholars.

2016 KASP Scholars »

Giselle Agauyo
San Francisco, CA

Miguel Alcocer
Santa Ana, CA

Brenda Benitez
Los Angeles, CA

Jonatan Calvillo
Los Angeles, CA

Alejandra Colon
Santa Ana, CA

Angela Drexler
Pacoima, CA

Kristina Echevarria
Castroville, CA

Oliver Fajardo
Hayward, CA

Pedro Flores, Jr
Los Angeles, CA

Perla Gamez Aguilera
Inglewood, CA

Chelsea Gonzalez
Los Angeles, CA

Tanya Hernandez
San Jose, CA

Frida Hernandez
San Diego, CA

Abraham Marmolejo
Anaheim, CA

Junior Mejia
San Francisco, CA

Luis Gustavo Murguia Rodriguez
San Jose, CA

Jessica Perez
Desert Hot Springs, CA

Kira Rodriguez
South El Monte, CA

Jennifer Rubio
Oakland, CA

Anthony Salazar
Santa Ana, CA

Xena Sanchez Torres
Homeland, CA

Jesus Serna
Los Angeles, CA

Maria Torres De Loera
Oakland, CA

Jared Utley
Oakland, CA

Monica Villalpando
Farmersville, CA

2016 TAAP Scholars »

Jessica Gonzalez
Mecca, CA

Angelica Juarez
Bell, CA

Rani Kheir
Glendale, CA

Hoi Yiu Ko
Fremont, CA

Divyashish Kumar
South San Francisco, CA

An Le
Lafayette, CA

Thao Le
San Jose, CA

Haowen Liu
San Francisco, CA

Patsy Mejia
Madera, CA

Maria Mendoza Del Toro
Fontana, CA

Diana Merino
San Jose, CA

Yosmely Miranda
Downey, CA

Ezequiel Ramos
Los Angeles, CA

Reina Rivas
South Gate, CA

Dayana Shariff
Emeryville, CA

Julie Situ
Los Angeles, CA

Bradley Sullivan
Jamestown, CA

Minjoo Sur
Pasadena, CA

Cristina Tenorio
Riverside, CA

Naomi Torres Carapia
San Bernardino, CA

Shih-Chin Tseng
Albany, CA

Kayhill Verceles
Sacramento, CA

Jade Wong
Rowland Heights, CA

Tsz Tsun Wong
Elk Grove, CA

Rongjian Yu
Alameda, CA

2016 Leadership Award Scholars »

Freshmen and Transfer Student Recipients

Maxwell Abish
West Hills, CA

Adriana Alvarado
Sacramento, CA

Valerie Arnett
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Priyanka Athalye
San Marcos, CA

Rubina Aujla
Visalia, CA

Audrey Avila
Whittier, CA

Colin Axner
Tracy, CA

Zachary Baker
Noblesville, IN

Angela Balolong
Fairfield, CA

Lauren Bare
Moraga, CA

Alexandra Barr
Calabasas, CA

Aura Barrera
Oakland, CA

Lea Bartlett
Los Angeles, CA

Rivka Batlan
Chevy Chase, MD

Griffin Baum
El Dorado Hills, CA

Nava Bearson
Berkeley, CA

Samantha Becker
Los Angeles, CA

Yash Bhate
Bangalore, India

Nikhil Bhumralkar
Valencia, CA

Adele Bloch
Palo Alto, CA

Sayi Boddu
Cupertino, CA

Colette Borsodi
Santa Cruz, CA

Collin Bos
Long Beach, CA

Summer Bosse
Santa Barbara, CA

Victoria Boutros-Medina
Los Angeles, CA

Chadwick Bowlin
Sacramento, CA

Stephen Boyle
Stockton, CA

Annette Braccini
Austin, TX

Samantha Brooks
Long Beach, CA

Margarita Cabrera Lopez
Santa Barbara, CA

Adelaide Cahill
Jackson, CA

Jamie Campbell
Campbell, CA

Amanda Campbell
Honolulu, HI

Benjamin Carlson
Hacienda Heights, CA

Nilsu Celikel
Victoria Canada, Canada

Lienna Chan
Alameda, CA

Victor Chan
San Ramon, CA

Evelyn Chan
Yorba Linda, CA

Niles Chang
Torrance, CA

Crystal Chang
La Mirada, CA

Karina Chang
Potomac, MD

Zury Chavez
Los Angeles, CA

Eric Chiang
Palo Alto, CA

Samuel Chien
Milpitas, CA

Bharathi Chinnakotla
Emerald Hills, CA

Erica Cho
La Crescenta, CA

Hannah Cho
Hercules, CA

Jee Choi
Alameda, CA

Jeremy Choi
Torrance, CA

Carolyn Chu
San Diego, CA

Chloe Ciotti
Durango, CO

Matthew Clagett
Pleasant Hill, CA

Laetitia Coustar
Los Angeles, CA

Laura Cowell
Morgan Hill, CA

Liam Coyle
Modesto, CA

Ashley Cronk
Albany, CA

Fernando Cruz
Oakdale, CA

Ana Cuen
South Gate, CA

Murtaza Dalal
San Jose, CA

Saher Daredia
San Jose, CA

MacKenzie Davey
San Diego, CA

Justin Del Rosario
Granada Hills, CA

Deniz Demirbilek
Istanbul, Turkey

Sarah Dey
Lafayette, CA

Radhika Dhomse
Cupertino, CA

Malik Diaw
Benicia, CA

Chloe Ding
San Diego, CA

Gabriella Doerschlag
San Anselmo, CA

Angela Drexler
Pacoima, CA

Isaac Eaves
Goleta, CA

Molly Echlin
West Hills, CA

Jeffrey Ehlers
Pacific Palisades, CA

Menat Allah El Attma
Foster City, CA

Gregory Eng
San Marino, CA

Emma Engler
Los Angeles, CA

Arman Esmaili
Stony Brook, NY

Mina Fardeen
Carlsbad, CA

Rafael Felix
Panama, Panama

Amber Feng
Stockton, CA

Derek Feriancek
Maple Grove, MI

Christian Fong
Los Angeles, CA

Sau Yin Arthur Fukuda Lam
Hong Kong

William Gan
Cupertino, CA

Vanessa Garcia
Riverside, CA

Shannon Garry
San Diego, CA

Marina Gee
Alamo, CA

Daniel Geng
Ann Arbor, MI

Selina Gonzalez
Berkeley, CA

Andrea Gonzalez
San Jose, CA

Samantha Good
Costa Mesa, CA

Jennifer Good
Santa Clara, CA

Ajay Gopi
Fremont, CA

Emily Graham
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Wesley Graham
Vancouver, Canada

Natalie Granger
Templeton, CA

Siya Green
Inglewood, CA

Adina Greene
San Jose, CA

Urvi Guglani
Singapore

Aileen Gui
Naperville, IL

Michelle Guo
Fullerton, CA

Kelly Guo
Ewa Beach, HI

Nikita Gupta
Newark, CA

Aakarsh Gupta
Mumbai, India

Carmel Gutherz
Westlake Village, CA

Emilee Hall
Santa Clarita, CA

Hassan Hankir
Glendale, CA

Patricia Hanus
Fremont, NE

Emily Harari
Calabasas, CA

Benjamin Harper
Weaverville, CA

Krista Hayakawa
Los Alamitos, CA

Janesse Henke
Hollister, CA

Amanda Hernandez
Fort Collins, CO

Lazare Herzi
Los Gatos, CA

Emily Hill
Santa Ana, CA

Tiffany Ho
Rowland Heights, CA

Elizabeth Jane Hofinga
Orinda, CA

Annapurna Holtzapple
Mill Valley, CA

Vivian Hong
Oakland, CA

Steven Hong
San Diego, CA

Valerie Hsieh
Lexington, MA

Ran Hu
Redwood City, CA

Zhengxiong Hui
University Place, WA

Olivia Jaber
Newport Beach, CA

Olivia Jain
Los Altos, CA

Roaya Jannatipour
Oceanside, CA

Brian Jeffers
Camarillo, CA

Ella Jensen
Goleta, CA

Christopher Jereza
San Francisco, CA

Alex Jiang
San Diego, CA

Andrew Jin
Buffalo Grove, IL

Tiana Johnson-Kidd
Aurora, CO

Lauryn Jordan
long beach, CA

Israel Jurado
Fairfield, CA

Kristen Kafkaloff
South Pasadena, CA

Rajeswari Kalidhindi
Monrovia, CA

Amog Kamsetty
San Jose, CA

Nicholas Kao
San Ramon, CA

Simar Kaur
Modesto, CA

Rishab Kedia
Sunnyvale, CA

Atrey Khoche
San Jose, CA

Alexander Kierlanczyk
Los Angeles, CA

Sareana Kimia
Bethesda, MD

Zachary Kirby
Murrieta, CA

Ronen Kirsh
Sunnyvale, CA

Albert Kisole
Dar es Salaam, Panama

Hoi Yiu Ko
Fremont, CA

Lauren Koch
Manhattan Beach, CA

Aditya Kotak
San Jose, CA

Samantha Ku
Diamond Bar, CA

Pooja Kumar
Pleasanton, CA

Shalini Kunapuli
Cupertino, CA

Jonathan Kung
Folsom, CA

Sage Kurnie
Woodside, CA

Yeo Gyoung Kwak
Glendale, CA

Michelle Kwon
Foster City, CA

Jason Lan
Woodland Hills, CA

Michael Lando
Saint Paul, MI

Julia Landreth
Alameda, CA

Kristina Laue
Glendale, CA

Richard Law
Los Altos, CA

Tanya Lazarus
Singapore

Khuong Le
Anaheim, CA

Carmel Lee
Irvine, CA

Tracy Lee
Huntington Beach, CA

Justin Lee
San Ramon, CA

Sang Hyup Lee
San Ramon, CA

Alejandra Leon Herrera
Oakland, CA

Etisha Lewis-Baptiste
San Francisco, CA

Zhaoyuan Li
Gainesville, FL

Nicolas Liang
San Jose, CA

Joshua Lin
Eastwood, Australia

Kevin Lin
San Jose, CA

John Lin
Sunnyvale, CA

Isabel Lin
Santa Clara, CA

Justin Lin
San Jose, CA

Audrey Litvak
Irvine, CA

Kara Liu
Modesto, CA

Wanbing Liu
Cary, NC

Isabel Llacer
San Jose, CA

Kaitlyn Lombardo
Gilroy, CA

Rachel Lore
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Christina Love
Hixson, TN

Michael Luo
Cupertino, CA

Samira Maboudian
Orinda, CA

Amir-Ala Mahmoud
Malibu, CA

Rikhil Makwana
Yorba Linda, CA

Nabeel Mamoon
San Ramon, CA

Isha Mangal
Saratoga, CA

Ashna Mangla
San Jose, CA

Farah Manneh
Tustin, CA

Georgy Marrero
Santa Ana, CA

Yajushi Mattegunta
San Ramon, CA

George McGuigan
Thousand Oaks, CA

Dina Mehta
Danville, CA

Wanny Mei
Murrieta, CA

Kikange Melbinger Konrad
Saratoga, CA

Nathan Melin
Folsom, CA

Samuel Melville
Portola Valley, CA

William Moon
Redding, CA

Liam Mora
Wassenaar, Netherlands

Jonah Moshammer
San Francisco, CA

Henry Muller
Altadena, CA

Alexander Nakagawa
South Pasadena, CA

Eurie Nam
Tujunga, CA

Sasha Narain
Los Altos, CA

Deep Naresh Dayaramani
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Adam Navar
Burbank, CA

Divya Nekkanti
San Jose, CA

Isabella Niewiadomski
San Diego, CA

Molly Nolan
Playa del Rey, CA

Shazia Nooruddin
Corpus Christi, TX

Armita Norouzi
Antioch, CA

Sarah Noyce
San Anselmo, CA

Nicolas Ontiveros
San Jose, CA

Anna Ou
North Potomac, MD

Joshua Pak
Irvine, CA

Shivam Parikh
Fremont, CA

Sophie Parsons
San Jose, CA

Kush Patel
Huntington Beach, CA

Zachary Patel
Kentfield, CA

Aishwarya Pattnaik
Roseville, CA

Maky Peters
Hawthorne, CA

Rodney Pimentel
Alameda, CA

Alexis Polevoi
San Francisco, CA

Lauren Polyakov
Villa Park, CA

Nicholai Pran
Tustin, CA

Grace Pratt
Camarillo, CA

Anastasia Pyrinis
Thousand Oaks, CA

Priyanka Raghavan
San Jose, CA

Ashwin Ramaswamy
Irvine, CA

Jessica Ramos
Oakland, CA

Keshav Rao
Fremont, CA

Rohit Rathor
Gold River, CA

Ahad Rauf
Pleasanton, CA

Michelle Reed
Coto De Caza, CA

Amanda Reilly
Oak Park, CA

Katiana Resovich
Penn Valley, CA

Isabella Riezler
Las Vegas, NV

Kip Roberts
Simi Valley, CA

Melissa Rodriguez
Chula Vista, CA

Lauren Rogers
San Jose, CA

April Rojas
Oakland, CA

Samantha Rubinstein
Mountain View, CA

Lakshika Ruwanpathirana
Canoga Park, CA

Roya Safaeinili
Thousand Oaks, CA

Michelle Safransky
Encino, CA

Shreya Sahoo
Folsom, CA

Erin Saiki
San Ramon, CA

Max Sala
San Jose, CA

Clarissa Sandvik
Orinda, CA

Katelyn Sanko
Broomfield, CO

Jessica Santhakumar
San Ramon, CA

Cailyn Schmidt
Monterey, CA

Bryce Schmidtchen
Reseda, CA

Bailey Schoefer
Pleasanton, CA

Samuel Schuder
Oakland, CA

Evan Schwartz
Thousand Oaks, CA

Aspen Schwind
Santa Cruz, CA

Emily Scioscia
San Marcos, CA

Pranav Sekhar
Union City, CA

Supreet Shah
Newbury Park, CA

Riley Shanahan
Woodside, CA

Ishan Sharma
San Jose, CA

Julie Shen
Sunnyvale, CA

Daniel Shepard
Hayward, CA

Sachit Shroff
Burlingame, CA

Emilia Silverberg
Redmond, WA

Kuhu Singh
Hong Kong

Avni Singhal
Mountain View, CA

Abhimanyu Singhal
Dublin, OH

Rohini Sivagnanadasan
Boulder, CO

Ethan Smith
Oakland, CA

Laura Smith
Fullerton, CA

Min Joo Song
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

Anchit Sood
Folsom, CA

Michael Span
Laguna Hills, CA

Meghna Srivastava
Fremont, CA

John Stafford
Dana Point, CA

Olivia Staser
Escondido, CA

Nancy Stone
Superior, CO

Paige Strockis
Palos Verdes Estates, CA

Olivia Stutman
Los Angeles, CA

Cher Su
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Eleanor Su
Palo Alto, CA

Rohen Sukkawala
College Station, TX

Bradley Sullivan
Jamestown, CA

Karina Sun
Irvine, CA

Xiaowen Sun
Zhenjiang, China

Varsha Sundar
Irvine, CA

Gokul Swamy
San Diego, CA

Kaamran Syed
Irvine, CA

Meghan Tahbaz
Torrance, CA

Charles Tang
San Jose, CA

Revati Thatte
San Diego, CA

Nicole Timofeevski
Carlsbad, CA

Naomi Torres Carapia
San Bernardino, CA

Cameron Toy
Alamo, CA

Cuong Tran
Oakland, CA

Perry Trinh
San Gabriel, CA

Sara Tsai
Fremont, CA

Aayush Tyagi