Meet the Student Staff

Dajia DampeerDajia Dampeer Co-Coordinator

Home City: Chicago, IL Major/Minor: Economics & Anthropology/Sociology majors Quote or Philosophy on Life: If you sow love and acceptance, you reap peace and happiness. Favorite Food: Chicken of all kinds paired with a side of mashed potatoes and macaroni. Something people would find surprising about you: I play the clarinet and have played since fifth grade.

Armando RomanArmando Roman Co-Coordinator

Home City: Chicago, IL Major/Minor:Studio Art major, Art History minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: Beg for forgiveness, not permission.Favorite Food: Fruit snacks.Something people would find surprising about you:I've changed majors 5 times since arriving to Denison.

ebony marshallEbony Marshall Liaison

Home City: Chicago, IL Major/Minor: Cinema major, Black Studies minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: “Self preservation is an art of resistance.”- Audra Lourde  

Daweed AbdielDaweed Abdiel Ambassador

Home City: Chicago, IL Major/Minor:Mathematics major, Philosophy minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: Those who shut their eyes to reality, simply invite their own destruction. And those who insist on having innocense after it is long gone becomes a monster.Favorite Food:  Nachos Something people would find surprising about you:I lived in Israel for two years.

Rashaan CastilloRashaan Castillo Ambassador

Home City: Chicago, IL Major/Minor: Education major, Sociology/Anthropology minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: If you can make it through the night, there's a brighter day. Favorite Food: TacosSomething people would find surprising about you: I love Jordans and have 20 pairs. #sneakerhead.

Mallory ChengMallory Cheng Ambassador

Home City: Chicago, IL Major/Minor: Anthropology/Sociology major, Art History/Visual Culture minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: Life's too short to eat bad food. Favorite Food: Fettuccine Alfredo. Something people would find surprising about you: I was interviewed on my local news station once.

Bronwen EspenBronwen Espen Ambassador

Home City: Bowling Green, OH Major/Minor: International Studies and Spanish double major Quote or Philosophy on Life: No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Favorite Food: Cheese Something people would find surprising about you: I spent the past semester in Mexico but hate hot weather.

Jenn FajardoJenn Fajardo Ambassador

Home City: Revere, MA Major/Minor: Anthropology/Sociology and Educational Studies double major Quote or Philosophy on Life: Hakuna Matata. Don't look back, you aren't going that way. Favorite Food: Rice, beans & chicken. Something people would find surprising about you: I'm amidextrous.

Craig Osmon FreelandCraig Osmon Freeland, Jr.  Ambassador

Home City: Lanham, MD Major/Minor: Enviormental Science and Education double major, Art History/Visual Culture minor. Quote or Philosophy on Life: The Dali Lama when asked what surprised him most about humanity, answered, ” Man because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he's too anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived. Favorite Food: Veggie burgers Something people would find surprising about you: I lived in the Homestead.

Robyn Gary Robyn Gary Ambassador

Home City: Chicago, IL Major/Minor: Communication with a Spanish minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: Don't sweat the small things because it makes the big ones scarier. Favorite Food: Fish with lime and Plantains 

Quintana GestQuintana GestAmbassador

Home City: Cleveland, OH Major/Minor: Education major, Spanish minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: Well behaved women rarely make history. Favorite Food: Mac & cheese. Perogies with sour cream. Something people would find surprising about you: I have a slight obsession with Disney.

Amirah Loury Amirah Loury Ambassador

Home City: Chicago, Illinois Major/Minor: Black Studies major, Chemistry minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: ”I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change, I am changing the things I cannot accept.” -Angela Davis Favorite Food: Fries with mild sauce Something people would find surprising about you: I have done policy debate in HS and college

Luceli Hernandez MenaLuceli Hernandez Mena Ambassador

Home City: Chicago, IL Major/Minor: Anthropology/Sociology major, Spanish minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: It's when things seem worst that you must not quit. Favorite Food: Tacos and tortas Something people would find surprising about you: I don't like bubble tea. I learned to speak English in the 4th grade.

Ibrahim Ibrahim Ibrahim Ibrahim Ambassador

Home City: Lawrence, MA Major/Minor: History major, Religion minor Quote or Philosophy on Life: I'm always down for a dance party. Favorite Food: Everything with chicken. Something people would find surprising about you: I started learning English seven years ago.

Khadijah MuhammadKhadijah Muhammad Ambassador

Home City: Chicago, IL  Major/Minor: Communication major, Anthropology/Sociology and Music double minor. Quote or Philosophy on Life: ”There's a miracle in this room….with my name on it…so I'm gonna put a praise on it.”- Tasha Cobbs. Favorite Food: Spaghetti Something people would find surprising about you: I would of been a professional tap dancer in another life.

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