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Student Assistants

Zach AdamsZach Adams
Major: Economics
Minor: Business
Hometown: Georgetown, Texas
Involvement: TCU economics and commercial real estate clubs; Vice President of Recruitment for the Eta Eta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi
Matthew BrownMatthew Brown
Majors: Political science and economics
Minor: Chinese studies
Hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Involvement: John V. Roach Honors College; Eta Eta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi; Chancellor’s Leadership Program; Exodus Retreat; Model United Nations; interns at a local non-profit, where he works with their homeless and refugee programs
Becca CurranBecca Curran
Major: Psychology major
Minors: Child-development and human-animal relationships
Hometown: Draper, Utah
Involvement: John V. Roach Honors College; Chancellor’s Scholar; Student Foundation; Gamma Phi Beta; manager for the TCU Women’s Basketball team
Dorian DhamoDorian Dhamo
Major: Computer science
Minor: Political science
Hometown: Fier, Albania
Involvement: Student Experience Committee; the TCU Transfer Center.
Languages spoken: Albanian, English, Italian and Spanish
Giselle FloresGiselle Flores
Major: Political science with an emphasis in international relations
Minor: Sociology and CRES emphasis minor
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Involvement: Rising Leaders Institute; Frogs First; Lead NOW (Network of Women)
Robert GatabaziRobert Gatabazi
Major: Pre-business major
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya (moved to Fort Worth, Texas in 2014)
Involvement: Class of 2022 Community Scholar; Vice Polemarch of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.; Vice President of the African Students Association; Black Students Association; mentor for the ‘My Brothers’ Keeper’ program at Paschal High School.
Languages spoken: Swahili, French and English
Tyler GrijalvaTyler Grijalva
Major: Political science major
Hometown: El Paso, Texas
Involvement: John V. Roach Honors College; Chancellor’s Scholar; Frog Camp Facilitator; Peer Guide for the Intro to University Life course
Michael JasperMichael Jasper
Majors: Business information systems and supply chain management
Hometown: San Diego, California
Involvement: John V. Roach Honors College; Dean’s Scholar; Texas Gamma Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon
Emma JoyEmma Joy
Major: Nursing
Minor: Psychology minor
Hometown: Southlake, Texas
Involvement: Associate Panhellenic Delegate for the Lambda Rho Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi; Student Nursing Association; volunteer with Kinderfrogs
Cosmas RuttoCosmas Rutto
Major: Biology
Minor: Healthcare
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
Involvement: International Student Association; African Students Organization; track and field team
Languages spoken: Kalenjin, Swahili, English and Spanish
Kimberly SancenKimberly Sancen
Major: Child-development
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Involvement: Dean's Honors List; Delight College Ministries
Hank ShowalterHank Showalter
Major: Child-development and graphic design
Hometown: Boise, Idaho
Ali SmithAli Smith
Major: Early childhood education major with an emphasis in ESL
Hometown: Richardson, Texas
Involvement: Gamma Psi Chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta; Vice President of Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education
Palmer SmithPalmer Smith
Major: Pre-med, biology major
Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina
Involvement: John V. Roach Honors College; Alpha Epsilon Delta
Akhmed TagaevAkhmed Tagaev
Major: Finance and entrepreneurship
Hometown: Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Involvement: Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity; Financial Management Association; Global Youth Initiative
Languages spoken: English, Russian, Uzbek and Tatar
Kayla ThomasKayla Thomas
Major: Biology
Minor: Spanish for healthcare professions
Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas
Involvement: John V. Roach Honors College; STEM Scholars
Charles UzuegbunamCharles Uzuegbunam
Major: Biology
Minor: Cultural Awareness for Health and Healthcare
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas
Involvement: President of the African Students Organization; Co-treasurer of the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students

Zane WatanabeZane Watanabe
Major: Pre-business
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
Involvement: John V. Roach Honors College;Texas Gamma Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon; BNSF Neeley Leadership Program; Student Foundation; Chancellor's Host; treasurer for the TCU Horned Tones; Frog Camp facilitator
Kendall WulbrunKendall Wulbrun
Majors: Sociology and communications
Minor: Spanish
Hometown: Stanford, California
Involvement:  John V. Roach Honors College; Chancellor’s Scholars; director board of the Chancellor’s Leadership Program; Student Foundation